O Bee is thrilled to be named Best Credit Union in the PNW 2023 by the Seattle Times. “It is an honor to be named Best Credit Union,” Lee Wojnar, Chief Marketing Officer, “It’s a testament to our wonderful members and outstanding team.”
This award continues a tradition of award-winning excellence for our credit union. O Bee was voted the Best Credit Union in 2023 by readers of Showcase Magazine for the fourth year in a row. Showcase Magazine honored O Bee in 2022, 2021, and 2020. "We are just thrilled," said Wojnar. "It was a pleasant surprise.”
In addition, O Bee was also recognized by Forbes as a top credit union, including ranking #1 in its America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions lists in 2018 and 2019.
O Bee Credit Union is the original credit union of the Olympia Brewery. It was started on February 15, 1955, by Ted McGill, who worked in the bottle house of the brewery. It is a full-service, not-for-profit credit union owned by its members, with seven branches in Lacey, Tumwater, Tenino, Yelm, West Olympia, Point Ruston, and Fern Hill. Membership is open to all Washington residents.