Alan J. Zuccari is passionate about his alma mater. The Morgantown native and former student leader has remained actively engaged in the life of West Virginia University since graduating almost 40 years ago. He will be honored by the WVU Alumni Association for his commitment as the 2012 Outstanding Alumnus as part of WVU’s Homecoming celebration and recognized during halftime of the WVU-Baylor game on Sept. 29.
Zuccari grew up in Morgantown, graduated from Morgantown High School and later earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from WVU in 1973. He and his wife, Lisa, live in McLean, Va., and have three children – Jason a ‘10 graduate and former student body president; Jarred, a senior at WVU currently serving as student body vice president; and Sara, a WVU sophomore.
Alan is the company founder, president, and CEO of Hamilton Insurance, a leading provider of insurance brokerage and risk management solutions headquartered in Fairfax, Va., with offices in Pennsylvania, Florida, Maryland, California, Illinois and Connecticut. Since purchasing HIA in 1982, he has developed the company into a nationally recognized entity, which operates today as one of the largest and most successful insurance brokerage and services firms in the United States.
In addition to Hamilton Insurance, Alan developed two innovative technology companies – Servarus Corporation and ServarusRM, a risk management services company focused on claims reduction and cost containment. With over 35 years of industry experience, Zuccari is widely regarded as an expert in nursing homes and leaders across various industries including government entities often seek his professional advice.
Zuccari has been recognized throughout his career with numerous awards including the Million Dollar Round Table Award, Top of the Table Award, and the Golden Eagle Award, among others. He is actively engaged in the community, donating to the DC Readings for the Blind and Dyslexic and has previously served as President of the Alderson Hospitality House, a non-profit organization providing housing for family members of incarcerated women.
Zuccari’s commitment to WVU also remains strong. He is a member of the West Virginia University Foundation Board of Directors and formerly served on the Mountaineer Athletic Club’s Advisory Board. In the fall of 2011, he and his wife Lisa established the Zuccari Alumni Giving Wall on the grounds of The Erickson Alumni Center, welcoming future generations of Mountaineers.
CONTACT: Tara Curtis, WVU Alumni Association
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