Alex Setzer, chairman of Seminole State College of Florida's District Board of Trustees (BOT), has been selected as one of Orlando Business Journal's (OBJ) 40 Under 40 honorees for 2014.
Setzer was recognized at the OBJ's 18th annual 40 Under 40 Awards on Nov. 6 at Audi North Orlando in Sanford. The awards honor young executives who have exceled in business while also making a difference in the community.
Setzer, 34, is a partner at Southern Strategy Group of Orlando and helped to obtain the funding for Major League Soccer franchise Orlando City Soccer Club and a new stadium in downtown Orlando. He also was lead negotiator with Seminole County on an agreement that attained training facilities for the team.
A 2006 graduate of Seminole State, Setzer is active in his community serving the J. Douglas Williams YMCA as chairman and the Seminole County Public Schools Dividends School Volunteer Program. He is a graduate of Leadership Seminole and is a member of the Foundation for Seminole State College's Presidents' Club. Setzer also is just the second alumnus to serve as the College's BOT chairman.
"Seminole State College changed my life, and it is my honor to serve as chairman of the board of trustees," Setzer told the OBJ.
Setzer holds a bachelor's degree from Florida State University and a master's in business administration (MBA) from the University of Florida.
To learn more about the 40 Under 40 honorees, visit the OBJ website.
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