San Diego County Credit Union named one of San Diego’s Healthiest Companies by the San Diego Business Journal

SDCCU recognized for being a wellness champion and creating an environment where employees enjoy going to work.

SAN DIEGO, CA (May 27, 2015) — San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, was honored with a San Diego’s Healthiest Companies 2015 award by the San Diego Business Journal. SDCCU ranked #5 among companies in the medium business category for having a strong workplace wellness program and creating an environment where employees enjoy going to work.

“Maintaining a strong and comprehensive corporate wellness program is a priority at SDCCU, and it is a primary benefit that sets our work life climate apart from other local organizations,” said Teresa Halleck, SDCCU president and CEO. “SDCCU is focused on attracting San Diego’s BEST employees, as well as helping to enhance their health and wellness, keeping them engaged and performing at their optimum potential. We know that happy and healthy employees translate into satisfied customers and ultimately, growth and success for our business.”

There were more than 75 finalists nominated in the awards program. Each company was judged on its ability to make employee wellness a priority, organizational leadership and support for company wellness initiatives and measurement and return on investment.

SDCCU’s wellness program includes onsite biometric screenings, stress management tools, access to healthy foods, wellness challenges, an employee assistance program, annual health fair, onsite farmers market delivery, onsite massage, employee team walks, staff recognition luncheons and more. In 2014, SDCCU’s HR team went one step further in showing employees how much they are cared for by implementing a giving program for employees facing difficult times during the holidays. Also, to help keep wellness top-of-mind, SDCCU offers biweekly lunch and learns, which offer employees a healthy lunch while listening to a variety of topics focused on health, including secrets to a healthy immune system, how to create a healthy lifestyle, mind, body and soul, as well as foods as medicine.

San Diego County Credit Union’s commitment to health and wellness extends beyond the walls of our buildings and into the community. SDCCU is committed to being an active and engaged community partner and is proud to support over 75 non-profits each year. In 2014, SDCCU participated in over 180 community events and significantly impacted the areas where we live and work.

To learn more about SDCCU’s culture or to join our award-winning team, visit

San Diego County Credit Union is San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. SDCCU has assets of $6.9 billion, over 286,000 customers, more than 35 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU Mobile Deposit, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, visit

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