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Stephen Kohler Biography

Fox Valley Technical College Board of Trustees
2018-2019  |  Board Secretary
Board Designation  |  Employer Member  |  Appleton Resident
Pierce Manufacturing, Inc., Appleton

Stephen has been a member of the Fox Valley Technical College District Board since 2012 and has previously served as secretary, vice chair, and chair. He works at Pierce Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation Company, as Director of Human Resources. He has previously worked in the papermaking, financial services and aviation industries. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served in both overseas and stateside assignments.

Stephen is active in the community in addition to the FVTC Board of Trustees.  He is currently a thirty-six year member and Lieutenant Colonel in the congressionally chartered Civil Air Patrol / U.S. Air Force Auxiliary where he has served as National Personnel Officer, Wing Inspector General, Group Commander and Squadron Commander. In addition, he volunteers with Junior Achievement, belongs to the American Legion and Disabled American Veterans, and is actively involved in leadership roles with his local church.

Stephen’s formal education includes a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Master of Science degree. Additionally, he has completed executive leadership programs at Cornell University, Northwestern University and the Center for Creative Leadership.  He is also an Executive Coach for business leaders.

Stephen Kohler