Dan Puckett

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This article is about the banker. For the bodybuilder, see Dan Puckett (bodybuilder).

W. Dan Puckett (born 1946 in Hartselle) is the CEO of Financial Investors of the South, which acquired the Fultondale-based Bank of Alabama in 1992. He currently serves as Chairman and CEO of that bank, now called CapitalSouth Bank and based in Birmingham. In 2003 Governor Bob Riley named him to the Alabama Banking Board.

Puckett hold a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Alabama and a graduate degree in banking from Louisiana State University. After a brief stint in a Nashville bank, Puckett began a long career at Central Bank (now Compass Bank). He started with the company in a former State National Bank branch in Decatur and became Central's CEO in 1980. He was named the "Outstanding Young Banker" by the Alabama Bankers Association in 1981.

Puckett is active in the Birmingham Historical Society, the Boy's and Girl's Clubs of Alabama, the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham and the Mountain Brook Club. He is also an alumnus of the Leadership Birmingham program.


  • "Dan Puckett" (May 6, 2005) Birmingham Business Journal.
  • Zganjar, Leslie (March 21, 2003) "Riley appoints Dan Puckett to banking board." Birmingham Business Journal.