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Teresa Campbell, President and CEO, San Diego County Credit Union Awarded CCUL 2022 Distinguished Service Award


 California Nevada Credit Union League (CCUL) recognizes service industry leaders

SAN DIEGO, Calif., (November 7, 2022) — San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is proud to announce that SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Campbell, was selected to receive the 2022 California Nevada Credit Union League (CCUL) Distinguished Service Award. This prestigious award recognizes exemplary credit union leaders for their ongoing and current contributions to the credit union community.
Campbell was selected for her outstanding service and leadership successes at SDCCU since she joined the credit union in 2010. Most notably, under her leadership, SDCCU’s member base has more than doubled, reaching over 434,000 members, with assets that have grown from just under $5 billion to $11.5 billion. Campbell is a strategic and effective leader who has a genuine passion for helping to progress the credit union movement. Her focus on improving lives by providing breakthrough banking products, services, education and extensive community support has tremendously impacted Southern California.  
“It is an honor to be recognized by the California Nevada Credit Union League among the elite leaders within the credit union community,” said Campbell. “I am truly humbled to be presented with this Distinguished Service Award by the league.”
Campbell has earned a number of notable awards for her accomplishments in service and leadership during the time she has been with SDCCU. Earlier this year, she was named CEO of the Year and one of San Diego’s Top 50 Executives by the San Diego Business Journal. Campbell was also selected as one of SD Metro Magazine’s Women of Accomplishment. Last year, she was honored as a San Diego Business Woman of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal, recognized with a Stevie Award for Women in Business, selected for a Business Leadership Award from the North San Diego Business Chamber, as well as named one of SD Metro Magazine’s Women of Influence for the second consecutive year. In 2019, Campbell 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. The chamber awarded her Business Leader of the Year in 2016. 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. She was also recognized for a second time at the San Diego Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Awards with her first win occurring in 2011.
With over 25 years of experience in the credit union industry, 11 in San Diego, Campbell is well respected for her leadership and affecting positive change not only locally, but also by industry peers. Campbell serves on the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, formerly 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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