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Executive Leadership

Alexander McAlister

President Emeritus



Alexander W. McAlister is President Emeritus of Sterling Capital Management, having previously served as Chief Executive Officer from 2007-2023. Alex was one of the original partners of Trinity Capital Advisors founded in 1989, which merged into Sterling Capital in 1991. He has investment experience since 1982. Prior to joining Sterling, he worked for NCNB Funds Management Division where he was national market sales director. Alex received his B.A. in Economics from Washington & Lee University.

Area of Focus

  • Firm Strategy and Direction

Previous Experience

  • Trinity Capital Advisors
  • NCNB


  • B.A. Washington & Lee

Affiliations & Professional Licenses

  • Board Member, Sterling Capital Funds
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