Clear Capital Advisors consists of a highly talented team of experienced investment bankers with deep knowledge and skills in all facets of the capital formation and advisory process. We complement our team with a dedicated board of advisors with expertise in specific industries that expand our network of relationships while providing fresh insight and perspective.
Clear Capital Advisors maintains a highly qualified team of junior professionals trained and with ample experience to deliver the analytics and support to deliver consistent top notch service to our clients
Timothy R. Greenleaf - Advisor
Tim has over 25 years of private equity and venture capital investing. He is the Managing Director of Fairmont Capital, Inc., a private equity firm with a focus on investments in middle-market consumer-related businesses. Fairmont invests in change-of-control transactions and seeks situations in which long-term capital can be achieved through the combination of creative management, new strategies, and quality corporate assets. Tim is a founding investor, board member, member of the Compensation Committee and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Green Dot Corp. (NYSE:GDOT) – the largest issuer in the world of prepaid VISA and MasterCard cards. Additionally Tim is a board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Green Dot Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary. Previously, Tim was a partner at Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., specializing in mergers and acquisitions, and tax and corporate structurings. Tim earned an L.L.M. (Masters of Law) in Taxation from New York University Law School, a J.D. from Loyola Law School, and a dual B.A. in business administration and political science, with high honors, from the University of California at Riverside. Tim has served on numerous for-profit boards of directors, including Green Dot Corporation, Fairmont Capital, Stampede Meat, Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. (“Souplantation), Shari’s Management Corp., and Expressions Furniture. He also has served on numerous non-profit boards including The Boy Scouts of America Greater Los Angeles Area Council, the Board of Trustees of the University of California Riverside Foundation (where he also serves on the Audit Committee), the San Marino Schools Foundation and Portals (non-profit for rehabilitation of the mentally ill homeless).
Jeremy Weiner - Advisor
Jeremy Weiner applies his entrepreneurial skill and passion towards building companies and working closely with fellow entrepreneurs to create and build their companies. Jeremy has met with success by looking for the win-win scenario in every transaction. His first in-school marketing company, Cover-It, was built from the bottom up and was established on the principles of developing strong, ongoing relationships with over 75,000 schools with a reach of 30MM kids annually. He successfully created an advisory council of school superintendents for in-school marketing serving such clients as Apple, Kellogg’s, McDonalds, General Mills, and Universal. After selling Cover-It to Primedia, Jeremy consulted with many of the titans of the business and venture capital world, to secure funding for start-ups and help other businesses move up to the next level of capitalization. A national guest speaker and passionate entrepreneur, Jeremy has appeared in Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Boston Business Journal, and the books, Start Small, Finish Big, by Subway-restaurant founder Fred Deluca and Entrepreneurship by Andrew Zacharakis. In late 2013 Jeremy sold his latest company Media X to News Corporation. Media X developed a platform allowing companies to securely and reliably manage and share their data with their media implementers (agencies, internal marketing departments, consultants), enabling them to capture and effectively utilize critical business intelligence developed throughout the media process. Jeremy is still the founder and Chairman of Zim2 (Zim Squared), a youth marketing company targeting kids ages 3-18 specializing in implementing in-school marketing solutions. They produce and distribute specialty products that are branded with advertisers key art/creative, and providing them to schools, free of charge.
Clark Landry - Advisor
Clark Landry is an entrepreneur and investor with several successful exits in the online advertising, enterprise software, and consumer Internet sectors. Clark is currently co-founder and executive chairman at SHIFT, a leading social media marketing platform. Previously, Clark was co-founder and CEO at Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd. (TLDH), a publicly-traded company on the London AIM that has submitted applications to ICANN for 92 new top level domains. TLDH also provides registry services for new TLD applicants. Clark was co-founder of TagWorld, a social networking company that was acquired by Viacom and a co-founding investor of Adconion Media Group, the largest privately-held advertising network worldwide, Gradient X, a mobile DSP (acquired by SingTel), and Traffic Marketplace, a leading advertising network (acquired by Vivendi). Clark is an active angel investor with positions in over 30 companies, including EdgeCast, Adconion, AngelList, Scopely, TheTradeDesk, Burstly and Change.org.
Ted Schwab - Advisor
Currently, Ted is a Managing Director and the lead for the Strategy Solution at Huron Healthcare. He focuses on healthcare system evolution, clinical transformation, and healthcare provider strategy. An industry leader in innovation, Ted works with clinicians, executives, and governing bodies around the country to help design the next generation of healthcare organizations. He has led the efforts to create accountable care organizations using advanced care management techniques and patient-centered medical home strategies, establish and run innovation labs, and reorganize large national health insurance companies. Formerly, Ted was a partner in the healthcare practice of Strategy&, a member of the PwC network of firms (formerly Booz & Company). Before joining Strategy&, Ted was a partner in Oliver Wyman’s Health and Life Sciences Practice, the Chief Innovation Officer at Alegent Health, a top-ranked healthcare system in Omaha, and was the founding partner at Schwab Healthcare Strategies and SSB Solutions. He holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and did his undergraduate work at Washington University in St. Louis; he was also a 1982 Coro Fellow.
Ed Ginty - Operating Advisor
Ed Ginty has over 30 years of operating experience leading technology-driven companies servicing the unique computing needs of large enterprises. He provides expertise in planning, development, and strategic execution for IT service providers, value-added resellers, and manufacturers. Ed currently serves as a Senior Vice President and board member of Wave-TSG, an IT services and consulting company. Prior to joining Wave-TSG, Ed founded and headed the Secure Data Group of Bell Microproducts Inc., a Fortune 500 company. While at Secure Data Group, he was directly responsible for the overall performance of its business and providing vendor-agnostic IT/business consulting and best-in-class solutions to protect clients’ data and enhance investments in infrastructure. Ed has also previous held senior level positions at Stack Computer, Inc., Nth Generation Computing, Inc., VLSystems, Inc., EDGCO Software Distributors, CompuCom Systems, Inc., and The Automated Office, Inc.