Teresa Campbell, President and CEO, San Diego County Credit Union recognized with 2019 Business Leadership Award

SAN DIEGO, CA (July 1, 2019)San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is proud to announce that SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Campbell was recognized with the 2019 Business Leadership Award by the North San Diego Business Chamber. The award honors outstanding business leaders who make an impactful, positive difference within the community. Campbell was nominated for her exemplary leadership, direction and passion for putting people before profits within the San Diego community.

SDCCU was also named a 2019 Business Impact Award Finalist for its commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of members by providing breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of customer’s busy lifestyles and for making a difference in the communities SDCCU serves through volunteerism and financial support.

The award winners were honored during the annual Celebration of Business dinner on June 27th at the Bernardo Winery.

“We are extremely proud of Teresa for being selected for this well-deserved award,” said Nathan Schmidt, EVP, Brand Strategy & Digital Channels at SDCCU. “Teresa fully embodies what being a progressive leader is about, and her dedication to shaping positive change within the community has significantly impacted our customers, employees and organizations. We are very fortunate to have someone of her caliber leading our team.”

Campbell has earned a number of notable awards for her accomplishments and leadership in the time she has been with SDCCU. In 2019, she was named CEO of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal. In 2018, she was selected as one of 25 San Diego Business Women of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal and honored with a Bronze Stevie Award for 2018 Female Executive of the Year. Campbell was named Most Admired CEO by San Diego Business Journal in 2017 having also earned the honor in 2015, as well as recognized for a second time at the San Diego Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Awards with her first win occurring in 2011. Campbell was also chosen as the 2016 Business Leader of the Year by the North San Diego Business Chamber.

Campbell serves on the Department of Business Oversight, CU Advisory Committee and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Credit Union Advisory Council. She served as the 2012 and 2013 Board Chair of the California Credit Union League and has since continued her service to the League by serving as a Board and Committee Member. Campbell also serves as a Board Member of the National Credit Union Foundation.

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

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 over $12 billion, more than 433,000 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, 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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