Cindy Alexander

Community Leader
Cindy Alexander

Cindy Alexander is a long-time community leader and volunteer who served as the inaugural chair of the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation. Her fundraising work and leadership for the University Foundation has yielded private support for University scholarships over the past six years.   

Alexander’s background includes decades of work in fundraising and development for non-profit organizations. She worked for 18 years at the United Way of Central Florida where she served as chief operating officer until 2006 and continued as a major gifts consultant until 2008. Alexander left retirement to join the Florida Poly staff in 2015 as the temporary associate vice president advancement. 

Alexander has dedicated many hours to volunteering, holding key leadership roles and champions with her husband, JD, public education and its critical role in Central Florida. Alexander enjoys philanthropy work and has led numerous annual and capital campaigns, including campaigns for Bok Tower Gardens, All Saints Academy, the United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council, the United Way campaign and Alexis de Tocqueville Society, and the first Florida Polytechnic University PIVOT event.    

Alexander holds dual undergraduate degrees in mathematics and economics from Agnes Scott College in Georgia. She and JD are the proud parents of daughters, Britton and Keaton Alexander, and live in Lake Wales, Florida.