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Ronald J. Clear
Ronald Clear is the Managing Partner of Clear, Alexander & Associates.  Mr. Clear has a broad range of business experience in managing troubled companies, obtaining private and public funding, and investment banking. He also has over 40 years of experience in turning companies around, developing structured deals, performing due-diligence and managing relationships with the private equity community.  His early career includes positions as COO for Apple Computer’s largest  dealership, and as CFO for Ducommun Metals.  Mr. Clear formerly worked for investment banking firms Montgomery Securities and Robertson Stephens.


Mr. Clear received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Science, cum laude, from the University of California, Irvine.  He went on to receive academic honors while earning a Master’s Degree in the school of Public Policy from the University of Southern California.  He was the youngest person ever admitted to the PhD program in the School of Business while attending USC.  Mr. Clear is a former US Trustee Panel Member for California’s Central District.  He has administrated thousands of cases in bankruptcy and is considered an expert in crisis management and investment banking in Southern California.

 

 

Jerry L. Conrow

​Jerry Conrow a senior partner at CA&A specializes in business organization development, management consulting, estate planning and income/estate/gift taxation.  Mr. Conrow provides services to over 45 corporations, partnerships and trusts annually, as well as providing client services to many pension/profit sharing plans.


Mr. Conrow is a licensed CPA who received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Long Beach State College, followed by his C.P.A. licensure, and he received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University.  He is a member in good standing of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.