Star Tribune names Hiway Federal Credit Union (HIWAY) a 2014 Top Workplace

ST. PAUL, MN, (June 16, 2014) — Hiway Federal Credit Union (Hiway) has been named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. The Top Workplaces special section was published in the Star Tribune on Sunday, June 15.

Produced by the same team that compiles the 23-year-old Star Tribune 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Minnesota, Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. The analysis included responses from over 58,600 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.

The rankings in the Star Tribune Top 100 Workplaces are based on survey information collected by WorkplaceDynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention.

“Being named a Star Tribune Best Workplace is a great honor,” said Dave Boden, Hiway President/CEO. “I strongly believe Hiway’s long-term success is directly due to our culture and our people, and we have an amazing group of talented, compassionate and caring employees who believe in our mission as a credit union, and take great pride in serving our members and our community.”

Star Tribune Publisher Michael J. Klingensmith said, “The companies in the Star Tribune Top 100 Workplaces deserve high praise for creating the very best work environments in the state of Minnesota. My congratulations to each of these exceptional companies.”


Hiway Federal Credit Union was founded in 1931 to serve the employees of the Minnesota Highway Department. Today, Hiway serves over 61,000 members in Minnesota and around the country, registers $950 million in assets and welcomes new membership from government employees, Minnesota’s Military, select employee groups, organizations and businesses. Hiway prides itself on exceptional member service, and offers its members lower loan rates, higher savings rates and fewer and lower fees.

To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Over 2,000 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses. 



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