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OSHKOSH, Wis. – CitizensFirst Credit Union President/CEO Carla Altepeter doesn’t believe in coincidences as much as destiny.

“I went to Africa as a moderator at a WOCCU annual meeting in 1998 and was moved by the plight of the poor. I was just hit with this need to help so I came back and proposed to my church to lead missionary teams to Third World countries,” said Altepeter. “I’ve always been fascinated with Africa and felt an affinity toward the poor so when I was there everything pulled together and I had an `aha’ moment this is what I was meant to do.”

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