Jed Meyer Named Sartell Citizen of the Year
Jake Judd | Dec 3, 2019 AT 9:40 pm
(KNSI) - The Sartell Chamber of Commerce has named its Citizen of the Year.
The honor goes to Jed Meyer. The award is to recognize businesses and citizens who go the “extra mile” for Sartell.
Meyer is the President and CEO of St. Cloud Financial Credit Union.
Over the last five years, Meyer has doubled the growth of his credit union.
Additionally, he has extensive and tireless community leadership and advocacy.
It included securing funding for the KIVA Project. A financial education program focused on helping people in developing countries.
The program has been so successful it is now part of the regular curriculum of all 9th-grade students at Sartell High School.
He has also been an active member of the Sartell Youth Baseball Board and Sartell Youth Baseball Coach.
Meyer was also instrumental in assisting the Pine Cone Central Park Association Board (PCPA) to make significant park improvements while ensuring sound financial and partnership practices.
In addition to his contributions to the community of Sartell, Meyer has supported the broader community by serving on the board of St. Cloud Public Safety Foundation, St. Cloud Downtown Rotary Club, and supporting local families such as Tanner’s Team, and Fiesta for Lucy.
He was chosen by public online voting and by a chamber selection committee.
The Chamber hosted the Sartell Choice Awards on November 14, 2019, where Meyer was named Sartell Citizen of the Year.