San Diego County Credit Union President and CEO named among San Diego Business Women of the Year

San Diego Business Journal’s annual awards program recognizes women business leaders

SAN DIEGO, CA (December 19, 2018) San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is proud to announce that SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck Campbell was recognized at the 25th Annual Business Women of the Year Awards by the San Diego Business Journal. The awards program honors dynamic women business leaders who have contributed significantly to San Diego’s workplaces and communities.

Campbell, who joined SDCCU as President and CEO in August 2010, was among 25 women selected by the San Diego Business Journal. Nominees were judged on their innovation, entrepreneurship, professional accomplishment and community leadership. Awards were presented on December 13 at a special event held at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront and featured celebrity emcees Pat Brown and Susan Taylor, as well as Keynote Speaker City of San Diego’s Former Chief of Police, Shelly Zimmerman. Campbell previously won a Women Who Mean Business Award from the San Diego Business Journal in 2011 and again in 2016.

SDCCU’s impressive blend of products and services are leading the way for overall credit union success. Under Campbell’s leadership, through a continued focus on delivering exceptional customer service combined with the hard work and dedication of SDCCU’s great team, SDCCU has maintained its stance as an industry leader and achieved continued growth and success. SDCCU has grown to $8.3 billion in assets and reached over 400,000 members; a more than 90 percent increase in membership in the eight years Campbell has served as President and CEO.

Campbell previously served as the President and CEO of Golden 1 Credit Union, headquartered in Sacramento for nearly eight years. During her tenure at Golden 1, the credit union grew from $4.2 billion in assets with 65 branches to in excess of $7 billion in assets with 84 branches, tremendously expanded its field of membership, enhanced its product and service offerings and increased the credit union’s visibility in its chosen markets while maintaining a consistent focus on exceptional member service.

Campbell is a well-respected leader in the credit union community, not just in San Diego and California, but nationwide. In 2013, she was reelected for a second term as chairman of the board of the California Credit Union League (CCUL), one of the nation’s largest statewide credit union trade associations. Additionally, she serves as a committee member on the State of California Department of Business Oversight Credit Union Advisory Committee. Campbell has also served on the Board of Directors of the National Credit Union Foundation since 2014.

Campbell’s educational background includes a B.S. in accounting from the University of Maryland at College Park, and a MAS – Financial Management from The Johns Hopkins University.

Teresa Halleck Campbell

About San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU)

SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions and ranked a top five credit union in California by Forbes. SDCCU proudly serves 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 over $13 billion, more than 436,000 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. Membership required. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit


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

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