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 (June 20, 2016)San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, was honored with a San Diego’s Healthiest Companies 2016 award by the San Diego Business Journal. SDCCU ranked #4 among companies in the large business category for having a strong workplace wellness program and creating an environment where employees enjoy going to work.

“SDCCU is honored to be named one of San Diego’s Healthiest Companies. We know that it takes happy and healthy employees to continue to provide our customers with WOW customer service—that’s why maintaining a comprehensive corporate wellness program is a top priority for our organization. The program also makes us more competitive in the recruiting space for attracting top talent and keeping them engaged and performing at their optimum potential,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck.

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. Also, to help keep wellness top-of-mind, SDCCU offers consistent 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 and medicine.

San Diego County Credit Union’s commitment to health and wellness extends beyond the walls of its 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 2015, SDCCU participated in over 280 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

About San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU)

SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions, proudly serving the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of $11.1 billion, more than 438,000 customers, over 40 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 banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit


Nathan Schmidt
EVP, CXO & Digital Channels
San Diego County Credit Union
PO Box 261209, San Diego, CA 92196-1209
P: (858) 597-2504

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