Hiway Credit Union receives VISA Global Service Quality Performance Award

ST. PAUL, MN (July 29, 2021) — Hiway Credit Union® was recently named as a VISA Global Service Quality Performance Award recipient for 2020, based on the credit union’s exceptional results in their authorization approval process for consumer credit cards.

Those issuers honored by VISA were recognized for their commitment to customer care through authorization approvals while still helping to control fraud risks for cardholders.

“Our team is truly honored to receive this recognition from VISA for our commitment to providing accurate and timely information ensuring our members can make purchases anytime through all channels in an efficient manner,” said Senior Vice President of Finance Aaron Kastner.

Throughout this award program’s history, VISA has recognized its most exceptional clients for their consistent, superior operating performance in areas directly affecting Visa cardholders and merchants.

Kastner added “We’ve put a lot of effort into our card program to ensure competitive offerings and best service quality. This is our first award of this type from VISA, so it’s exciting to see Hiway, the Card team, and key partners recognized for their efforts to continually enhance the member-cardholder experience.”

The VISA Global Service Quality Awards in an annual client performance program honoring VISA’s highest- performing acquirers, issuers and issuer processors.

VISA instituted the Visa Global Service Quality Performance Awards program in 1992 to recognize clients demonstrating exceptional card operations processing within the United States.

About Hiway Credit Union

Hiway Credit Union was founded in 1931 to serve the employees of the Minnesota Highway Department. Today, Hiway serves an expanded member base, with more than 90,000 members in Minnesota and nationwide, registers $1.8 billion in assets and welcomes new membership from individuals and businesses. Hiway offers its members unparalleled service and value on the road of life through lower loan rates, higher savings rates, and fewer and lower fees. Hiway operates four high school branches at Como, Harding, Highland, and Johnson High Schools in St. Paul. For more information about Hiway, visit


Kent​ Wipf
Senior Community Engagement Specialist, Public Relations
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