SAN DIEGO, Calif., (October 25, 2022) — San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is proud to announce that SDCCU Executive Vice President, Chief Experience Officer and Digital Channels, Nathan Schmidt was selected as one of SD Metro Magazine’s 2022 Men of Accomplishment. The award recognizes San Diego’s top leaders whose standout work makes an impact in the community.
Schmidt was selected for his dynamic leadership and unwavering focus to raise the bar on creativity, service, strategy and execution, which has resulted in exponential growth for SDCCU and impacted the overall credit union movement. With over 20 years of financial services management and marketing experience, Schmidt is responsible for strategic planning, brand management, marketing, digital channels, product development, business development, community and media relations and the overall customer experience at SDCCU. His approach to leadership materializes in an execution that leverages all resources to maximize results and awareness of the SDCCU brand and has greatly contributed to SDCCU’s growth and success. This includes propelling SDCCU’s position to one of the top credit unions in the nation and being voted BEST Credit Union for the 23rd consecutive year and for the 13th year in a row, BEST Financial Planner and BEST Mortgage Provider and BEST Auto Loan Provider and BEST Place to Work for the ninth year in the San Diego’s Best Union-Tribune Readers Poll.
Schmidt has a Bachelor’s degree from California State University, Sacramento, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College of Moraga, Calif. He serves on the Board of Directors of the San Diego Bowl Game Association (SDBGA), whose mission is to generate tourism, exposure, economic benefit and civic pride for San Diego and its citizens by producing the nation’s most exciting bowl game and festival of events.
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 $11.6 billion, over 433,000 members, more than 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 members 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. Membership required. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit