San Diego County Credit Union Names Dale Turner As Senior Vice President, Real Estate

SAN DIEGO, CA (March 18, 2013)San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, today announced that Dale Turner has been named Senior Vice President, Real Estate.

Turner, who has extensive lending and banking management experience, will have responsibility for loan portfolio management, including development and implementation of real estate strategies and transactions from conceptual scope of development to project execution, according to Teresa Halleck, San Diego County Credit Union president & CEO.

In addition to managing and protecting assets held in SDCCU’s real estate loan portfolio, Halleck said Turner will oversee real estate lending and processing activities, including first mortgages, construction loans and real estate home equity loans.

“We welcome Dale to our management team,” said Halleck. “SDCCU customers will benefit from his leadership and advisory on best practices and new business development initiatives. His appointment further strengthens our market-leading position as we move forward with our strategic growth initiatives.”

“I am thrilled and honored to join the team at San Diego County Credit Union,” Turner said. “I am committed to ensuring our organization continues the long standing reputation of success by providing the best products and services to the communities we serve, while looking for opportunities to assist our organization in bringing more convenience to our customers and exceeding expectations every chance we get.”

Prior to joining SDCCU, Turner served as Vice President of Lending at Eli Lilly Federal Credit Union, a $1 billion financial organization headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. There he managed a loan portfolio of more than $600 million in assets and oversaw the sales, underwriting, processing, funding, servicing and loss mitigation business units. Prior to Eli Lilly FCU, he was the head of retail lending for First National Bank in Bemidji, Minnesota. He has a bachelor’s degree from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana. He also earned a degree from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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 billion, more than 245,000 customers, 29 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. From FREE Checking with eStatements and SDCCU Mobile Deposit, to home and auto loans, Visa credit cards, money market accounts and business banking services, including commercial real estate loans; SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. Federally insured by NCUA and is an equal housing lender. For more information, visit

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