Grosse Opp And Oram Elected To Co Op Board Of Directors



The new members, all elected to three-year terms, are: 

2015 BOD Wayne Grosse   Wayne Grosse,


  Bethpage FCU,

  Bethpage, N.Y.  

2015 BOD Joan Opp  Joan Opp,


  Stanford FCU,

  Stanford, Calif.  


2015 BOD Kent Oram   Kent Oram,


  Idaho Central CU,

  Chubbuck, Ida.  


"I congratulate Wayne, Joan and Kent on their election and welcome them to the Board of Directors of CO-OP Financial Services," said Doug Ferraro, Chairman of the Board. "We are very gratified to have three such distinguished credit union leaders join us in the oversight of the industry's finest credit union service organization." 

  • Grosse was named President/CEO of Bethpage FCU in January 2015. Grosse joined Bethpage FCU in 1999 as Senior Vice President of Operations. The following year he was named Executive Vice President and in 2007 he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer.  
  • Opp became President/CEO of Stanford FCU in May 2010. Opp has 20 years of executive level management and accounting experience. From 2002-2010 she served as Executive Vice President/CFO at Texas Trust Credit Union (TTCU). 
  • Oram began his career with Idaho Central CU in 1984 as the Data Processing Manager, and in 1986 was promoted to Executive Vice President. He has been in his current position as CEO since 2007. He was recognized as the CUES Outstanding Chief Executive Officer in 2013. 

During the Board's organizational meeting, held the following day, the Board named officers of the group, including: 

  • Doug Ferraro, Chairman of the Board. Ferraro is President/CEO of Bellco Credit Union of Greenwood Village, Colo. 
  • Jeff Napper, Vice-Chairman/Chairman-Elect. Napper is President/CEO of LBS Financial Credit Union of Westminster, Calif. 
  • Allan McMorris, Treasurer. McMorris is President/CEO of Oakland County CU of Waterford, Mich. 
  • Chuck Purvis, Secretary. Purvis is President/CEO of Coastal FCU of Raleigh, N.C.

The Board of Directors of CO-OP Financial Services consists of 11 members. Other Board members include: 

  • Tom Dorety, President/CEO, Suncoast Schools FCU, Tampa, Fla. 
  • Benson Porter, President/CEO, BECU, Tukwila, Wash. 
  • John Radebaugh, President/CEO, Carolinas Credit Union League of Raleigh, N.C. 
  • Lisa Schlehuber, President/CEO, Elements Financial FCU, Indianapolis, Ind.

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About CO-OP Financial Services

Based in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and founded in 1981, CO-OP Financial Services is the nation's largest credit union service organization in terms of number of credit unions, assets and members. The company helps credit unions thrive by providing products and services that make it more convenient for members to do business with them. With a motto of "Be There. Be More," CO-OP's products fall into three business lines, including "Locations," (ATM, shared branching and call center services); "Card Payments" (debit and credit processing) and "Mobile/Virtual" (mobile, online, check imaging, bill pay services). To learn more visit