Joe Tedesco of Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union honored by Catholic Charities of Long Island

OCEANSIDE, NY (October 4, 2022) — Joe Tedesco, President & CEO of Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union (OFFCU) was honored by Catholic Charities of Long Island at the organization’s annual golf classic at the Huntington Crescent Club in Huntington, NY.

For 20 years, Catholic Charites of Long Island have organized the golf classic in order to raise funds for programs and services that are conducted throughout the year. Each year, they choose one honoree that best exemplifies leadership and continued support to both Catholic Charities and those in need.

“It is an honor to be recognized by Catholic Charities of Long Island,” said Tedesco. “As a catholic credit union, we are always looking for opportunities to collaborate with other catholic faith-based organizations in order to help those in need. I look forward to representing the traditions inspired by Catholic Charities of Long Island in future endeavors within Ocean Financial and the surrounding community.”

“We are proud to honor Joseph and his commitments not only to our organization, but to Ocean Financial and to those in need,” said Laura Cassell, CEO of Catholic Charities of Long Island. “Joe is an excellent leader, and we look forward to him leaving his mark with Catholic Charities of Long Island.”

In addition to being a member of the board of trustees of Catholic Charities of Long Island, Joe is a Third Degree Knight with the Father Joseph O’Connell Knights of Columbus Council 3481 in Oceanside, and is active with charities including Philabundance Food Bank, United Way, YMCA and the Boys & Girls Clubs.

Laura Cassell (Catholic Charities of Long Island), Joe Tedesco (Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union)

About Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union

Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union was formed in 1969 by a group of Father Joseph O’Connell Knights of Columbus members looking to provide financial services to Brother Knights and their families. Over the years, the credit union has evolved in name and in field of membership, while maintaining ties to their Catholic roots. Today, Ocean Financial has grown to over $382 million in assets, serving members of the Knights of Columbus in New York State, the Diocese of Rockville Centre, and any Catholic interested in the credit union. Inspired by their Catholic values, Ocean Financial provides exceptional products and services to the Catholic community. The credit union takes pride in having catholic values you can bank on. Ocean Financial promotes these values through the entire organization, down to the logo. To learn more, visit


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