SDCCU’s Teresa Halleck Campbell Honored with a Bronze Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year in the 15th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

Global awards program gives top honors for women entrepreneurs, executives, employees and organizations

SAN DIEGO, Calif., (November 19, 2018)—Teresa Halleck Campbell, President and CEO of San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, was honored with a Bronze Stevie Award for 2018 Female Executive of the Year in the 15th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The awards are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards® and the International Business Awards®. The program recognizes the world’s top entrepreneurs, executives and the organizations they run.
More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year by organizations and individuals around the world for consideration in over 90 categories. This year’s award winners were recognized at a special dinner at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York City on Friday, November 16, 2018. More than 600 women and their guests attended the event.
Campbell was recognized for her extraordinary leadership at SDCCU—a top financial performer in the industry while balancing service and convenience and driving efficiency in operations. Campbell has led SDCCU’s executive management team with an internal standard of excellence plan that improved customer service across all touch points and has driven SDCCU to become one of the largest credit unions in the U.S.
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. Prior to Golden 1, Campbell was president and CEO at State Employees Credit Union of Maryland, where she brought financial expertise and stability to improve the organization’s overall financial performance.
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. She has since continued her service to the League by serving as a Board and Committee Member. Additionally, she serves on the State of California Department of Business Oversight Credit Union Advisory Committee. Campbell was also selected as a board member of the National Credit Union Foundation.
Campbell’s educational background includes a B.S. in accounting from the University of Maryland at College Park, and a MAS – Financial Management from Johns Hopkins University. She’s been recognized with numerous accolades, including Most Admired CEO and Women Who Mean Business for multiple years by the San Diego Business Journal.
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