Daily News: June 17, 2019

BankUnited Hires Alford as General Counsel

BankUnited hired 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.

“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 leadership team.”

Alford began his career in financial services in 1989 as corporate counsel for PaineWebber in Miami For 23 years, Alford served in various capacities within the legal department of Raymond James Financial in St. Petersburg, FL, most recently as senior vice president and deputy general counsel before retiring in 2017. He joins BankUnited from Habitat for Humanity, 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.