Elaine Wood is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of U.S. Sugar. After working in public accounting as a certified public accountant for 10 years, Wood joined Southern Gardens Citrus in 1998 as a financial analyst for the sales and marketing group. Two years later, she transferred to U.S. Sugar as the director of accounting. Wood’s responsibilities progressively increased, and she was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2015.
Wood has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Central Florida and a master’s of accounting degree from Florida Atlantic University. A certified public accountant, she is a member of the Florida Institute of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs and the International Association of Management Accountants.
Wood is a member of the Clewiston Sugar Festival and lives in Clewiston, Fla. She previously served as a member of Rotary International and director of the Clewiston Chamber of Commerce and the Everglades Federal Credit Union.