Oceanside Chamber of Commerce appoints Frontwave Credit Union CEO Bill Birnie as Chairman of the Board

OCEANSIDE, CA (May 6, 2019) — Frontwave Credit Union announces that the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce has appointed Frontwave Credit Union President and CEO Bill Birnie to act as its Chairman of the Board.For over 122 years, the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce has served as one of the leading business organizations in San Diego County by providing programs and services to help local businesses succeed.

“I have witnessed the value that Chamber membership has brought to the business community of Oceanside.  I am thrilled to have the honor of serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce,” said Bill Birnie, President and CEO of Frontwave Credit Union.

“The Chamber has built a strong reputation as an articulate, respected, and effective voice of the Oceanside business community. We will leverage that reputation to fulfill our mission of stimulating economic prosperity and fostering a vibrant community.  We believe that a strong, healthy business community is a key to maintaining a robust quality of life in Oceanside,” said Bill.For more information on the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce, please visit:


About Frontwave Credit Union

Frontwave Credit Union is a member-owned not-for-profit financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. Frontwave Credit Union provides a portfolio of financial products and services including checking and savings accounts, auto loans, mortgage loans, credit cards, home equity loans, and financial planning. Forged in 1952 as Camp Pendleton Federal Credit Union in Oceanside, California, Frontwave has grown from 8 civil service employee members and $40 in assets to over 125,000 members and nearly $1.4 billion in assets. Frontwave Credit Union has been named San Diego’s Best Credit Union and Morongo Basin’s Best Bank three years running, has been honored with the Department of the Navy’s Distinguished Credit Union of the Year Award six times in the last eight years, and is continuously recognized as a best place to work. Frontwave is a ten-time recipient of the Peter Barron Stark Award for Workplace Excellence, most recently in 2022. To learn more, visit <> .


Jennifer Topzand, Vice President of Marketing
Frontwave Credit Union


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