Alliant Credit Union promotes industry veteran to SVP

Charles Krawitz

Alliant Credit Union announced the promotion of Charles Krawitz to SVP, chief capital markets officer and head of commercial lending. Krawitz, who has been elevated to Alliant’s executive leadership team, is a highly regarded innovator, creating long-term value for Alliant’s members through his commercial real estate, loan trading and fintech initiatives.

Under Krawitz’s leadership since 2017, Alliant’s commercial mortgage portfolio, now in excess of $1.2 billion, has grown with a strategic focus on high quality properties owned by experienced operators in strong markets nationwide. In addition to overseeing the expansion of Alliant’s commercial lending business, Krawitz has pursued partnerships with fintech lenders across a variety of asset classes, most notably in the solar and HELOC spaces. Krawitz has also expanded Alliant’s loan trading capabilities by strengthening relationships with both credit unions and intermediaries.

Krawitz has more than 30 years’ experience in financial services with highly regarded financial institutions including ABN AMRO, KeyBank and Fifth Third Bank. In addition to other honors, he was named to the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame in 2020 and selected as a Manager of the Year finalist by Gallup in 2021. 

Krawitz earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois, a master’s in regional and urban planning from The London School of Economics and was awarded an executive scholar designation in general management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.