Joseph Tedesco of Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union listed in Long Island Business News (LIBN) 2023 Business & Finance Awards

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY (November 20, 2023)Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union (OFFCU) announced that Joseph Tedesco, President and CEO, has been named honoree for Long Island Business News’ Business & Finance Awards Class of 2023 with a ceremony on November 16. Mr. Tedesco has held the position of President and CEO for approximately five years.

Joe is a graduate of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, where he received a bachelor’s degree of Science in Marketing and Economics. Tedesco’s professional financial experience through the years includes being Senior Vice President and Regional Retail Director for the Atlantic Region of KeyBank, covering 118 branches located in Eastern Pennsylvania, Hudson Valley and Westchester County NY and Fairfield County Connecticut, followed by Senior Vice President and Retail and Small Business Bank Director of East West Bank.

In 2022, he was honored by Catholic Charities of Long Island at their annual golf outing, where he broke previous records of funds that were raised in support of the organization. In addition, Joseph currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Catholic Charities of Long Island and is an active member of Legatus, an international organization of Catholic business leaders and executives, who have committed to study, live and spread the Catholic faith.  Mr. Tedesco currently resides in Long Beach.

“I am humbled and honored to be recognized by Long Island Business News as a member of their Business & Finance Awards Class of 2023,” said Mr. Tedesco. “I look forward to continuing to grow in my role as President and CEO of Ocean financial and prioritize its mission of supporting the Catholic community of Long Island by providing its members with constant financial well-being and support.”

The Business & Finance Awards recognize banking professionals, accountants, financial advisors, controllers, chief financial officers, and other financial professionals. Honorees were nominated by a member of the Long Island business community and have been selected based on their excellence in service, business acumen, and commitment to the Long Island community.

“This year’s class of the LIBN Business & Finance Awards are high achieving, experienced leaders across the banking and finance industries. Their professional achievements, community service and commitment to inspiring change within the Long Island Community is remarkable,” said Regina Jankowski, editor at Long Island Business News. “We are pleased to celebrate Joseph and his continued accomplishments.”

Photo attached, credit Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union. From left to right, Joseph Tedesco, President and CEO of Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union; Regina Jankowski, Editor at Long Island Business News.

From left to right, Joseph Tedesco, President and CEO of Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union; Regina Jankowski, Editor at Long Island Business News.

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 the field of membership, while maintaining ties to their Catholic roots. Today, Ocean Financial has over $378 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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