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Ideal CU VP of Mortgage Operations Faith Tholkes Named ‘Super Mortgage Professional’ for 3rd Time

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(Woodbury, MN – July 18, 2018) Faith Tholkes, Vice President of Mortgage Operations at Ideal Credit Union, has once again been named a “Super Mortgage Professional” for 2018 by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business, marking the third time she has been recognized as a leader in the industry. Tholkes was nominated for the award by clients who view her as a mortgage professional who demonstrates exceptional ability and service.

Tholkes started her career with Ideal CU in 1996. She was promoted to Vice President of Mortgage Operations in 2015. Tholkes and her mortgage advisors at Ideal deliver an extraordinary experience to current and potential mortgage members. This team of mortgage professionals strives to understand the members’ financial situation, anticipates their individual needs and guides them through complex financial decisions.

“Faith is an exceptional mortgage professional and an instrumental part of our leadership team,” commented Brian Sherrick, Ideal CU President/CEO. “This is a well-deserved honor and we are proud to see her dedication and hard work recognized by the very members she has served.”

Ideal Credit Union offers a full range of mortgage solutions to fit the needs of borrowers, including fixed rate, FHA/VA, adjustable rate, refinancing options and more. Ideal CU also offers the HomeAdvantage® program, an exclusive, free service that can help users search, buy, sell and save on their next home. HomeAdvantage provides the tools and expertise needed

Since its inception, the HomeAdvantage program has paid out over $180,000 in rebates to hundreds of Ideal CU members. The average rebate per transaction is $1,140. Members who have a mortgage loan with Ideal also can earn VIP+ status if they meet other qualifying criteria. Information on the VIP+ program can be found at www.idealcu.com.

Founded in 1926, Ideal Credit Union is a member owned financial institution that is dedicated to providing financial services driven by a sincere and personal interest in the needs of our employees, members and community. Ideal CU offers a complete range of services, including a full suite of electronic banking products, savings, checking, loans, mortgage products, exclusive VIP member payback, business services, investment services and more. Offices are located in Eagan, Hugo, Inver Grove Heights, North St. Paul, Stillwater and Woodbury. Visit idealcu.com for details and directions. Ideal has been voted “Best Credit Union in the East Metro” 2 years in a row by readers of the Stillwater Gazette and was recently named a 2018 Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace. Equal Housing Lender.

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