Alan H. Kideckel was born in Detroit, Michigan where he attended Dow Elementary. His family moved to Oak Park, Michigan two months before his thirteenth birthday, where he attended Clinton Jr. High and graduated from Oak Park High, class of 1977. During his high school years, he was an active member of the B’nai Brith Youth Organization (BBYO), serving as the Michigan Region First Vice-President during his senior year.
A graduate of Wayne State University, Kideckel earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. While attending Wayne State University, he was a co-founder of the reactivation of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity and served as the first President. In 1984, he became a licensed insurance agent. However, he has always had an entrepreneurial spirit and continues to explore new opportunities. He also taught sixth grade Sunday School for four years, 1999-2002.
Kideckel was elected to City Council of his local suburb in November 2011. Throughout his life, he has also volunteered for many organizations, both as a public official and private citizen. During his years in public office, he also served on Michigan Municipal League’s Municipal Services Committee. In 2006, Kideckel was honored by The Sinai Guild as the Recipient of the Most Distinguished Award, an organization where he served on their Executive Committee.