Alan Zierler, President and CEO of Capital Credit Union, has been named the recipient of Fox Valley Technical College's 2011 Outstanding Alumni Award.
graduated from FVTC with an associate degree in Accounting
and then immediately began his career at CCU as a management trainee. Soon
Zierler earned a promotion to serve as the credit union’s first-ever branch
manager, and that position ultimately led to his current role as president and
CEO, which he has held for 23 years. During his professional career Zierler
earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
With Al’s leadership and direction, CCU has been
instrumental in supporting a number of local organizations including, but not
limited to: The Papermaker Players; the Fox Community Health Center Dental
Clinic; Capital Credit Union Charitable Giving Fund; Rebuilding Together Fox
Valley; Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign; and the Capital Credit Union
Volunteer Program. CCU has been recognized with the most prestigious
community engagement awards: the Des Jardins Youth Financial Literacy Award,
the Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Award, and the Dora Maxwell Award for
Al remains very active as a director on five diverse boards
- Capital Credit Union; the Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival; the Community
Foundation for the Fox Valley Region; the Wisconsin Shared Service Centers; and
the Wisconsin Corporate Central Credit Union.
In addition, Al loves his role as assistant coach for the Kaukauna Area
Special Olympics. Al’s past service
includes: Past-President of the Little Chute High School Booster Club; Chairman
of the Little Chute St. John Parish Finance Committee; member of the Little
Chute Businessman’s Marketing Committee; and President of the Fox Valley
Chapter of Credit Unions.
The annual award recognizes an FVTC graduate who has demonstrated the value of
technical education through career advancement, community service, continued
personal and educational growth, and support of the technical college