Young Executive Committee
|Stephen O. Alexander
New York Life
The original Steve O, Mr. Alexander is a Financial Services Professional for New York Life Insurance Company. In this role, he helps both individuals and companies with their contingency planning, as well as identifying their financial needs. He then determines which financial products can best help them meet their objectives. One of his primary missions is to uncover guaranteed income that his clients can depend on throughout their retirement.
Prior to his current role, he was a Client Service Liaison for Pershing LLC (a BNY Mellon subsidiary), where he focused on assisting Broker-Dealers and Institutional Clients with block trade orders and advanced asset allocations. Before joining Pershing LLC in 2010, Steve worked as a Senior Investment Accountant for BNY Mellon. Before that, he was a founding member of the Trading Analytics Group at Charles Schwab, a team of professionals who educated both retail clients and investment advisors in fundamental and technical analysis.
Steve attended Rollins College, where his studies included Economics and Computer Science. He is currently pursuing both his ChFC and CFP thru the American College. He is a member of the Orlando Chamber of Commerce, the Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Urban League, and Toastmasters. He also serves as Vice President of his local BNI chapter. In his free time, he is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys canoeing the Wekiva River and playing chess.
Rollins College, Crummer Graduate School of Business
Amanda grew up in the Orlando area and completed her Bachelors of Art at the University of Central Florida. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College. After graduation she plans to continue her work with non-profit organizations. She is also currently serving on the Board of Directors for Lighthouse of Central Florida.
|Lauren E. Harju, CPA
Ernst & Young, LLP
A Central Florida native, Lauren graduated from the University of Florida in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Masters of Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida, has over nine years of experience in public accounting and currently works for Ernst & Young, LLP in Orlando. Her professional experience includes auditing entities in a variety of industries and focuses on not-for-profit and government entities.
Winter Park Health Foundation and Healthy Central Florida
Asher Levine graduated from UCF with a marketing degree in 2011. Since graduation Asher has been working as the Marketing and Social Media Specialist for the Winter Park Health Foundation and Healthy Central Florida. Asher loves to stay active, is a self-described "health nut" and enjoys cooking.
Central Florida Retina
Adlyn Lugo is a highly motivated and enthusiastic person. She was born in San German, Puerto Rico and has lived in Central Florida with her family for the past 22 years. Adlyn has always had a passion for serving the community and making a difference in the lives of others.
In 2007, Adlyn completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration at Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. Adlyn’s professional career in ophthalmology has enabled her to work in many of the industry’s sub-specialties including refractive, cornea, occuoplastics and presently retina. Adlyn is currently the Manager of Practice Development at Central Florida Retina and The Macular Degeneration Center. Adlyn works as a liaison between her practice and the optometric and ophthalmology communities in the Central Florida region.