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San Diego County Credit Union selected as Business of the Year

7/10/2013 12:00 a.m.

San Diego County Credit Union, San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, was recently selected as the 2013 Business of the Year by the San Diego North Chamber of Commerce, a growing chamber that partners with and advocates for businesses primarily in San Diego’s North County region. SDCCU was honored at the chamber’s annual Celebration of Business ceremony.

SDCCU was selected for having outstanding business practices in the San Diego North community and honored for their entrepreneurship, sustainability, productivity and effort, according to Debra Rosen, San Diego North Chamber of Commerce President and CEO.

“We are excited and honored with this award, which is another outstanding demonstration of our position as the market leader,” said San Diego County Credit Union President & CEO Teresa Halleck. “It is also an indication that our expanding customer base has responded positively to our breakthrough banking products that provide meaningful and tangible value.”

Founded in 2005, the San Diego North Chamber of Commerce, with approximately 800 members, is the only chamber organization in San Diego County that is accredited by the United States Chamber of Commerce, one of 13 accredited in California, and among only 3 percent of chambers nationwide.

San Diego County Credit Union is San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. SDCCU has assets of over $6.2 billion, more than 247,000 customers, 31 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. From FREE Checking with eStatements and SDCCU Mobile Deposit, to home and auto loans, Visa credit cards, money market accounts and business banking services, including commercial real estate loans; SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. Federally insured by NCUA and is an equal housing lender. For more information, visit

San Diego County Credit Union® was founded on the principle that people come first and profits second. This forward-thinking approach in the banking industry has propelled SDCCU® to become San Diego’s BEST Credit Union and largest locally-owned financial institution. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU serves customers nationwide with 30,000 surcharge-FREE CO-OP ATMs and 43 branch locations in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. Open an account today.

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