Alan H. Blair, Ph. D. and Certified Trust and Financial Advisor serves as vice president and trust officer of Caldwell Trust Company in the Sarasota office. He came to Caldwell from SunTrust Bank in Sarasota, where he had been a senior regional trust officer and first vice president.
Blair has nine years of experience in trust administration and 34 years in higher education, including leadership positions in institutional advancement. Throughout his career, he has combined his backgrounds in education and finance, providing institutional advancement services to colleges and trust administration services to banks and individuals.
In 1989, Blair moved to Bradenton, Florida, where he served as executive director and CEO of the Manatee Community College Foundation, Inc., until his move to Sun Trust in 1999.
In addition to earning the designation of CTFA from the American Bankers Association, Blair is a graduate of the Cannon Financial Institute Trust School. He also holds certifications from the Executive Leadership Institute of Indiana University and the Management Institute for Senior Administrators of Stanford University. He is a member of the Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council and the Florida Banker's Association.