Richard Hein, chief executive officer of Oregon State Credit Union, has been chosen as CEO of the Year by the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions.

Richard Hein (Photo provided by OSCU)

Hein and other winners of NAFCU’s 2023 Annual Awards Competition will be honored during the organization’s Congressional Caucus in Washington, D.C., Sept. 10-13. 

“This award reflects Rick’s exemplary services on behalf of our members, demonstrating thoughtful leadership skills and developing new ideas that are beneficial to our

organization’s growth,” said Kelley Kaiser, chair of the credit union’s board of directors

This year’s NAFCU Annual Awards Competition honored eight winners in total who were selected by a committee of credit union leaders.

Hein’s honor came in an award category for credit unions with more than $500 million in assets.

In addition to being formally recognized during the caucus, Annual Awards Competition winners will also be profiled in the September-October edition of The NAFCU Journal magazine.