Justin Burleson of SPIRE Credit Union named to Vail Place board of directors

FALCON HEIGHTS, MN (April 30, 2021) — Justin Burleson, SPIRE SVP/Chief Operating, Financial and Technology Officer, has been named to the Vail Place Board of Directors. SPIRE’s involvement with Vail Place began in 2018 through SPIRE Board Member, Lee Brucker.

“Vail Place provides comprehensive resources for adults with mental illnesses, and I recognize the valuable services they contribute to the community,” said Brucker, “We’re happy to see Justin involved with Vail Place!”

SPIRE has participated in several Vail Place events over the past three years. Named to SPIRE’s executive leadership team in January of 2020, Justin Burleson has worked in the financial services industry since 2005 for both public and private entities.

“SPIRE Credit Union is dedicated to improving lives, and empowering people so that they can really thrive, which is in perfect alignment with the mission of Vail Place,” said Burleson. “I’m eager to volunteer my skills and contribute to serving people in need, and I’m excited to see how this work will impact lives on a daily basis.”

“We’re excited to welcome Justin Burleson to our Board of Directors at Vail Place,” said Vicky Couillard, Executive Director for Vail Place. “Not only does he bring an extensive financial systems perspective to our team, but he also has a passion for giving back. His sense of purpose toward the greater good exemplifies the real fuel that has continued to drive Vail Place forward for more than 40 years.”

Justin Burleson

About SPIRE Credit Union

A full-service financial institution, proudly serving Minnesota and Wisconsin residents since 1934. SPIRE is committed to providing smart products, great rates and excellent service with a goal to improve the financial lives for both personal and business members. SPIRE has 22 branches throughout Minnesota.  To learn more about SPIRE, please visit SPIRE News | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn

About Vail Place

Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2021, Vail Place is a Twin Cities-based nonprofit that provides community-based recovery services for adults with serious mental illnesses.  Vail Place provides services to more than 3,000 individuals annually via a whole-person approach to mental health that goes beyond preventing disease and promotes what the World Health Organization calls complete physical, mental and social well-being.  For more information visit


Maria Daley
Community Marketing Specialist, SPIRE Credit Union
651.641.2169 | 888.34.SPIRE x2169 |

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