Lisa Thompson Joins Mortgage Team at Ideal Credit Union



Lisa Thompson has joined the Mortgage team at Ideal Credit Union. Thompson is a seasoned professional with over 17 years of experience as a mortgage originator and sales manager. She has worked with teams of loan officers at both banks and credit unions during her career.

“Lisa brings a wealth of mortgage experience to our team and we are excited to have her onboard,” said Faith Tholkes, VP of Mortgage Lending Operations. “Her knowledge of the mortgage industry and devotion to helping first-time homebuyers navigate the home buying process with confidence, as well as her connections to the local real estate community, will be real assets to Ideal as we continue to grow our mortgage lending operations and help more members realize the dream of homeownership.”

Ideal Credit Union offers a full range of mortgage solutions to fit the needs of borrowers, including fixed rate, FHA/VA, adjustable rate, refinancing options and more. Ideal CU also offers the HomeAdvantage® program, an exclusive, free service that can help users search, buy, sell and save on their next home. HomeAdvantage provides the tools and expertise needed to find and finance a home, and offers an attractive a rebate program that enables homebuyers to earn cash back at closing. Since its inception, the HomeAdvantage program has paid out $292,932 in rebates to hundreds of Ideal CU members. The average rebate per transaction is $1,230.

Founded in 1926, Ideal Credit Union is a member owned financial institution that is dedicated to providing financial services driven by a sincere and personal interest in the needs of our employees, members and community.

Ideal CU offers a complete range of services, including a full suite of digital banking products, savings, checking, loans, mortgage products, exclusive VIP member payback, business services, investment services and more. Offices are located in Eagan, Hugo, Inver Grove Heights, North St. Paul, Stillwater and Woodbury. Visit idealcu.com for details and directions. Ideal has been voted “Best Credit Union in the East Metro” three years in a row by readers of the Stillwater Gazette and was named a 2018 Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace. Equal Housing Lender.