Alex Sink served as Florida's elected Chief Financial Officer from 2007 - 2011 where she was responsible for the state's accounting, treasury, and cash management functions along with insurance agent licensing, risk management and consumer services and advocacy. Additionally, the four person state Cabinet was responsible for the offices of Insurance Regulation and Financial Regulation. She also served as one of three trustees responsible for management of the state's $120 billion pension fund. Subsequent to her public service she was named Senior Advisor at Hyde Park Capital, a Tampa headquartered investment banking firm focused on mergers, acquisitions, and capital raising where she held an investment banking license. She currently serves on the board of C1 Bank and Verger Capital Management.
Prior to her public service Sink had a 26 year career at Bank of America, where she was statewide President of Florida operations for seven years before retiring in 2000. She has served on several public company boards, including Raymond James Financial and is a 20 year member of the Wake Forest University Board of Trustees where she is the chair of the Audit Committee.
Sink has been inducted into the Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame and served as a leader in many Florida statewide business organizations. In 2011, she founded the Florida Next Foundation, a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, works to empower young people, entrepreneurs and small businesses so they can drive the innovation needed to enhance Florida’s economy and quality of life.
She resides in Thonotosassa, Florida and has two children, Bert, a graduate of Stanford University and the University of Florida Law School, and Lexi, a Wake Forest graduate and current medical student at the University of Florida.