Sondra Tucker is Florida Blue’s vice president of Corporate Development and Strategic Investments. In this role, Tucker is responsible for providing direction and leadership for this fully integrated corporate development and portfolio management area, which evaluates and executes on strategic investment and other strategic partnership opportunities in support of strategic priorities and provides a holistic view of business and financial performance and systemic risks of joint ventures and subsidiaries.
Since joining Florida Blue in 1999, Tucker has served in various leadership roles in finance. Most recently, Tucker served as the managing principal of the Corporate Development & Strategic Investment team of Florida Blue, where she was responsible for providing direction and leadership to business development initiatives including mergers/acquisitions, business consulting and strategic investments. Other previous roles with Florida Blue include senior director of Financial Performance & Analysis in the Finance Group, where she led financial forecasting, budgeting, cost allocation, benefit realization, performance reporting, financial analytics and external financial rating/investor relations.
Prior to joining Florida Blue in 1999, Tucker spent 15 years working for three regional banking organizations where her assignments encompassed both operational and financial functions; including turn around opportunities. Her background includes strategic planning, corporate development, product development, marketing, customer acquisition and retention, contract negotiations, retail operations, credit analysis and auditing.
Throughout her career, Tucker has been extremely active in her community. She has served in public service roles with the International Rotary Foundation, Rainbow Center for Communicative Disorders, Ronald McDonald House Parent Net Program, United Way, Morning Star School and Grove House Supportive Services.
Tucker holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Avila University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Florida. She is also Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida.