BETHPAGE, NY—Bethpage Federal Credit Union announced that it has appointed Wayne Grossé as its president and chief executive officer.

Grossé, 56, was named interim chief executive in October of last year and has been with the credit union in various senior executive management roles for more than 15 years, most recently as chief operating officer.

Based in Bethpage, Long Island, Bethpage FCU is the largest credit union in New York State with $5.8 billion in assets.

"After a deliberative process and review of potential candidates, we believe that Wayne Grossé has the vision, leadership abilities and financial industry experience to continue the fiscal strength and integrity of Bethpage Federal Credit Union," said Don Balducci, chairman of the board of directors, in a statement.

Grossé said that he is "appreciative of the great trust and confidence the Board of Directors has placed in me, and look forward to continuing to work with our dynamic team on behalf of our 250,000 members, and the Long Island communities which we serve."

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