Alan Nickelsen is Executive VP and the Commercial Banking Manager for Synovus Financial Corporation. Alan is a rarity: a seventh-generation Pensacolian. A graduate of Birmingham-Southern College, he started his career over 20 years ago as a Middle Market banker at SouthTrust Bank in Birmingham. He returned to Pensacola as a commercial banker at Wells Fargo Bank in 2006, covering the Florida Panhandle. Since joining Synovus in 2015, he has worked with our business and commercial clients in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. In his free time, Alan enjoys traveling, exercising and sports. In our community, Alan is quite active as the Past Board Chair for YMCA, Member and Past Treasurer for Fiesta of Five Flags, The Bylaws Chair for the Pensacola State College Foundation, Member and Past President for the Five Flags Rotary Club, President of the Northwest Florida Gator Club and a Board Member for the Sacred Heart Health System. Alan is married to Mollie, and has two children, Wells and Thomas.