President & CEO
San Diego County Credit Union
It has been just over two years since Teresa Halleck joined as president and CEO of San Diego County Credit Union, San Diego’s largest locally owned financial institution. Under Halleck’s leadership, SDCCU has continued to remain a top financial performer in the industry while balancing service and convenience, and driving efficiency in operations.
During the past few years, SDCCU’s diverse customer base grew by more than 12.84 percent to 238,000, while assets have increased to more than $5.8 billion. “We have remained strong as a full-service, trusted financial partner in the community,” Halleck said. “We are committed to delivering banking products that meet the demands of our customers’ lifestyle and that save customers money.”
Halleck previously served as the president and CEO of The Golden 1 Credit Union and as president and CEO at State Employees Credit Union of Maryland. Her current board and committee involvement in the industry includes service as board chair and executive committee member for the California Credit Union League, and she serves and as a committee member on the Department of Financial Institutions’ Credit Union Advisory Committee.
Halleck’s educational background includes a B.S. in accounting from the University of Maryland at College Park, and a master’s in financial management from The Johns Hopkins University. Halleck is the winner of San Diego Business Journal’s 2011 Most Admired CEO Award and Women Who Mean Business Award, and was recognized as San Diego Metro Magazine’s 2011 Metro Mover to Watch Award.