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Wayne N. Grosse

President and Chief Executive Officer Bethpage Federal Credit Union
Work Bethpage Federal Credit Union 899 S. Oyster Bay Rd. Bethpage New York 11714 United States Work Phone: 516-349-6764 Website: Bethpage Federal Credit Union
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Biographical Info

Wayne N. Grossé has been President & Chief Executive Officer of Bethpage Federal
Credit Union since 2015.

Under Wayne’s leadership, Bethpage expanded its charter in 2003 to serve nearly all residents who live, work, or go to school on Long Island. In 2016, he led a market expansion initiative that enhanced Bethpage’s field of membership to any individual or business that opens a $5 share account, not limited by geography. Over the years, he managed most of the credit unions operations, which helped Bethpage grow into the 16th largest credit union in the nation and the largest in the Northeast Region with $6.6 billion in assets today.

Wayne joined Bethpage Federal Credit Union in 1999 as Senior Vice President of
Operations. The following year he was named Executive Vice President in charge of
operations, overseeing the management of the Lending, Business Development,
Operations, Marketing, Business Analysis, and Information Services departments, and
in 2007, was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Prior to assuming his role at
Bethpage, Wayne gained 18 years of credit union experience between his careers at
Pan Am Federal Credit Union, now known as People’s Alliance Federal Credit Union,
and Island Federal Credit Union.

Within the credit union industry, Wayne has played an active role in numerous
associations and was instrumental in spearheading two breakthrough shared service
operations.

He was a board member for the NYCE ATM Network for four years and served on the
Long Island Council of the New York State Credit Union League for more than 11 years.
He was also recently elected to the CO-OP Board and the National Credit Union
Roundtable Advisory Council.

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