ST. CLOUD - A St. Cloud company is a finalist for the Better Business Bureau "Torch Awards for Ethics". Preferred Credit Incorporated is one of two finalists in the category for 175-or-more employees.

Preferred Credit started in 1982. Their website says their mission is "to be the preferred financing company for direct sales in the U.S.".

The Torch Awards recognize companies that strive to go above and beyond with their customers, employees, vendors and community.

The 2015 Better Business Bureau Torch Awards for Ethics ceremony is Thursday, October 29th at 11:00 a.m. on the University of Minnesota campus.