Hiway Federal Credit Union financial consultants receive 2015 Twin Cities Five Star Wealth Manager Award

ST PAUL, MN (February 27, 2015) — Hiway Federal Credit Union (Hiway) is proud to announce that three of our Investment Services at Hiway Federal Credit Union employees received the 2015 Five Star Wealth Manager Award. Scott Ekholm, Sr. Financial Consultant is a three-year winner, David Engler, Assistant Vice President of Investment Services is a two-year winner and Dennis Palmberg, Sr. Financial Consultant is a first-year winner.

Five Star Professional partnered with Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine to research and identify wealth managers who are exceptional in both their ability and commitment to overall satisfaction. The award winners appeared in a special section in the January issue of Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business magazine.

The Five Star Wealth Manager Award is based on a foundation of client and peer research. The candidates are evaluated on the following criteria:

• Customer service

• Knowledge/expertise

• Overall satisfaction

• Integrity

• Communication

• Meeting of financial objectives

• Quality of recommendations

(The overall evaluation score is based on an average of all respondents and may not be representative of any one client’s evaluation.)

Securities and financial planning offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates.

Not NCUA Insured | No Credit Union Guarantee | May Lose Value.

Hiway Federal Credit Union and Investment Services at Hiway Federal Credit Union are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.


Hiway’s Financial Consultants are registered through LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer*. The Financial Consultants focus on developing long-term member relationships and financial strategies to help meet each member’s unique needs.

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996 – 2014, based on total revenue.


Hiway Federal Credit Union is ranked among the top credit unions in Minnesota, with over $950 million in assets. Founded in 1931 to serve the employees of the Minnesota Highway Department, Hiway has grown its membership base to include Minnesota state agency employees, military servicemembers and the St. Paul community. Today, Hiway serves over 60,000 members in Minnesota and throughout the country. Hiway prides itself on exceptional member service, everyday savings and quick and easy banking. To learn more about Hiway, visit or call 877.GO.HIWAY (877.464.4929).

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