Teresa Campbell, President and CEO, San Diego County Credit Union Named a 2020 CEO of the Year Finalist

San Diego Business Journal honors San Diego’s elite business leaders

SAN DIEGO, Calif., (October 1, 2020) -- 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 named a 2020 CEO of the Year Finalist by the San Diego Business Journal. The award recognizes local executives who have taken the lead in driving their businesses and the local economy.
Campbell was selected as a finalist for demonstrating steadfast leadership in 2020 during a challenging year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Finalists were recognized and winners were announced at the free virtual event on September 30, 2020 from 2 – 3:15 p.m. Visit for details.
Campbell has earned a number of notable awards for her accomplishments and leadership in the time she has been with SDCCU. In 2020, she was named a San Diego Top 50 Executive by the San Diego Business Journal and was also selected among SD Metro Magazine’s 2020 Women of Influence. In 2019, she was named CEO of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal and recognized with the North San Diego Business Chamber’s 2019 Business Leadership Award. In 2018, she was selected as one of 25 San Diego Business Women of the Year both 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 the 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. She served a two-year term, 2018 to 2020, on 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. 
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