Credit Union Wins 2010 Excellence in Workplace Diversity Award

(N. CHarleston, S.C.) – October 20, 2010 – South Carolina Federal Credit Union was recently presented with the 2010 Excellence in Workplace Diversity Award by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and The South Carolina Diversity Council at a ceremony at the Embassy Suites in Columbia.

South Carolina Federal was honored for its focus on diversity.  Diversity is celebrated at South Carolina Federal with the differences and similarities of our members and employees and by the internal Diversity and Inclusion Council.  South Carolina Federal has designed products and services to meet the diverse needs of the membership.. The credit union operates in multiple counties and underserved census tracts in Charleston, Georgetown, and Columbia.

“It’s was very exciting to receive the Excellence in Workplace Diversity,” said Scott Woods, President and CEO.  “Our Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement is: To create a culture where differences and similarities are embraced and employees are encouraged to contribute their individual attributes to collaboratively deliver a LifeSimplified member experience.”  We appreciate the Chamber for honoring our corporate commitment to diversity,” he continued.


About South Carolina Federal

South Carolina Federal Credit Union, headquartered in North Charleston.  More than 155,000 members own and belong to the not-for-profit financial cooperative, which has over $1.3 billion in assets. South Carolina Federal is a community-chartered credit union. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Dorchester, Berkeley, Charleston, Orangeburg, Clarendon, Calhoun or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible to join. South Carolina Federal has 18 branches, and more than 75 ATMs throughout Charleston, Columbia, Georgetown, and Orangeburg.  In 2008, South Carolina Federal for the second consecutive year was voted one of the Best Places to Work in the state.  More information about South Carolina Federal can be found at or on the SiMPLE CENTS blog at


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Sara Ginthner, Marketing Product Manager

South Carolina Federal Credit Union

Office: 843-569-4949


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