SPIRE hires 31-year real estate industry leader

FALCON HEIGHTS, MN (December 28, 2015) — Falcon Heights, Minnesota Robin Grimes was recently named SPIRE’s AVP of Real Estate Lending. Starting on the front lines as a sales representative for TCF Bank over 31 years ago, Robin has progressed into a real estate industry leader. Before joining SPIRE, Robin worked for 20+ years at Ideal Credit Union, most recently as VP of Mortgage and Commercial Services. She’s proud of her accomplishments at Ideal, including the implementation of their mortgage servicing program, resulting in a $340+ million portfolio; and launching the credit union’s title company. Robin has spent her career helping members reach their financial dreams. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Pensacola Christian College. In her spare time, she enjoys golfing as well as spending time with her husband and daughter. “I consider it a great privilege to join SPIRE’s leadership team,” says Grimes, “I am passionate about serving our members, and helping them reach the American dream of home ownership.”

“We are so fortunate to have Robin’s expertise on the SPIRE Team,” says Dan Stoltz, President/CEO of SPIRE, “Her accomplishments, integrity and dedication to the credit union industry are exceptional, and will guide us well into the future.”

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


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

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