MIAMI LAKES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 17, 2019--
BankUnited announced the hiring of Michael Alford as general counsel.
With more than three decades of experience, Alford will be responsible
for overseeing the company's legal and compliance functions.
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BankUnited General Counsel Michael Alford. (Photo: Business Wire)
“We are very excited to have Michael join BankUnited,” said Rajinder P.
Singh, BankUnited’s chairman, president & chief executive officer.
”Michael comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the
financial services industry and will be a valuable part of the
Alford began his career in financial services in 1989 as corporate
counsel for PaineWebber, Inc. in Miami, Fla. For 23 years, Alford served
in various capacities within the legal department of Raymond James
Financial, Inc., in St. Petersburg, Florida, most recently as senior
vice president and deputy general counsel before retiring in 2017. He
joins BankUnited from Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County, where
he served as chief risk officer. Earlier in his career, he worked in the
Miami offices of Holland & Knight and Fowler, White, Burnett, Hurley,
Banick & Strickroot.
Alford holds both his juris doctor and bachelor’s degree from the
University of Florida.
About BankUnited, N.A.
BankUnited, Inc.(NYSE: BKU), with total assets of $32.7 billion at March
31, 2019, is the bank holding company of BankUnited, N.A., a national
bank headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida with banking centers in
Florida and New York metropolitan area. For additional information, call
(877) 779-2265 or visit www.BankUnited.com.
BankUnited can be found on Facebook at facebook.com/BankUnited.Official
and on Twitter @BankUnited.
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Source: BankUnited, Inc.
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