Oregon State Credit Union announces promotions in business services

CORVALLIS, OR (January 5, 2021) — Oregon State Credit Union has promoted Josh Whisenhunt to senior vice president Financial Services, and Kim Carson to director of Business Services. Previously, Whisenhunt was director of Business Services and Carson was assistant director of Business Services.

The announcement was made Jan. 4 by credit union President/CEO Rick Hein. “Oregon State Credit Union has a history of promoting from within,” Hein said. “Developing our work force and creating opportunities for people to advance their careers with us is good for the staff and good for the future of the credit union. It’s one of the reasons this is a great place to work.”

Whisenhunt has been with Oregon State Credit Union since February 2006, first as a Business Services specialist then rising through the ranks to become director of Business Services. He has worked in the financial services industry since 2003. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University. Whisenhunt lives in Corvallis. He is active in youth sports and is the president of the Raider Youth Wrestling Club.

“I am proud to be a part of an organization that is member focused and truly lives out its values,” Whisenhunt said. “I am honored to continue to serve Oregon State Credit Union in my new role.”

Carson has worked in the financial services industry for 17 years, joining Oregon State Credit Union in 2015 as a credit analyst in Business Services. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Boise State University and lives in Corvallis. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Corvallis and serves on the board of directors for the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce.

“I am excited to continue my career working for such a reputable institution with an exceptional team of people,” Carson said. “I have a passion for connecting with local business owners and look forward to serving the businesses in our communities.”

“We’re excited to see what Josh and Kim will do in their new roles.” Hein said. “They are both highly qualified professionals dedicated to providing unsurpassed member service to our business members.”

Josh Whisenhunt

Kim Carson

About Oregon State Credit Union

Oregon State Credit Union originated in 1954 with just $25 as Oregon State College Federal Credit Union. Through careful management, the credit union grew in capital strength, services, and membership. Today, Oregon State Credit Union is a thriving, $2.1 billion in assets credit union with nearly 140,000 members. Anyone living or working in the 24 counties in Central and Western Oregon that Oregon State Credit Union serves is eligible for membership.  Oregon State Credit Union is proud to honor its commitment to its vision to create financial solutions that make lives better. To learn more, visit


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