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Lynne Wines
Lynne Wines

Ms. Wines brings extensive banking experience to our Board. From July 2011 to May 2014, Ms. Wines served as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Southern Bank of Boca Raton, Fla. and was responsible for all aspects of market and operations before its acquisition by Centerstate Bank in 2014. From January 2008 to June 2010, she served as President and Chief Operating Officer of CNL Bank, a $1.6 billion independent statewide commercial bank. Ms. Wines served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Banking South Florida for Colonial Bank, N.A. from 2005 until 2007 following Colonial Bank’s acquisition of Union Bank of Florida. Ms. Wines served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank of Florida from May 1999 until the acquisition by Colonial Bank, N.A. in February 2005.

From January 1986 to May 1999, Ms. Wines served as the Controller of Union Bank of Florida, its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Wines’ professional affiliations include a four-year term on the board of directors of the Florida Bankers Association, a member of Leadership Florida, International Women's Forum, Women's Corporate Directors, and past member of Broward Workshop. From August 2018 to March 2020, Ms. Wines served as Senior Director, Broward Business Council on Homelessness.

Ms. Wines has been a guest lecturer at Florida Atlantic University, Lynn University, and Nova Southeastern University's MBA programs. Civic involvement includes Commissioner of the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale, Chairperson of United Way of Broward County, Chair of 211-Broward, Board Member, Broward County Continuum Care, as well as leadership roles in several other non-profit organizations. Ms. Wines received a Bachelor of Science from Nova Southeastern University and a Master's in Public Administration, Public Service Leadership from New York University. Ms. Wines completed the Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellowship at Harvard University in December 2016.

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