Clearview Capital Promotes Three

Clearview Capital Promotes Three

Clearview Capital has promoted Matthew Blevins and James Tucker to Principal, and John Cerra to Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Blevins joined Clearview in 2007 as an Associate.  His primary responsibilities are portfolio management, new transaction execution and diligence. He currently serves on the Boards of Pyramid Healthcare, Child Health Holdings and Battenfeld Technologies.  Prior to joining Clearview, Mr. Blevins worked as a Senior Consultant in the corporate strategy group of Deloitte & Touche.  In that role, he assisted Fortune 500 clients in identifying and implementing strategic initiatives to maximize cash flow and enhance shareholder value.  Mr. Blevins holds a BS and BA in Accounting and Finance from Central Michigan University.

Mr. Tucker joined Clearview in 2007 as Vice President-Business Development. He is responsible for deal sourcing in the Midwest region.  Prior to joining Clearview, Mr. Tucker was with LaSalle Bank for 13 years as a Senior Vice President.  At LaSalle he was a Division Head and a member of the Leveraged Finance Group. Prior to joining LaSalle he was with American National Bank & Trust Company of Chicago (now part of JP Morgan Chase) for 18 years. While at American Mr. Tucker started their Corporate Finance Group and SBIC.  He holds a BS in Industrial Management from Purdue University and a MBA from the University of Chicago.

Mr. Cerra joined Clearview in 2010 as a Controller. He is responsible for accounting and SEC compliance. Prior to joining Clearview, Mr. Cerra worked as a Controller at BTS, a global consulting firm, where he managed the firm’s accounting, reporting and compliance functions. In addition to his experience in the private sector, Mr. Cerra spent seven years in the public sector as a tax and audit accountant managing business, individual and fiduciary client engagements.  He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BA in Accounting from the University of New Haven.

Clearview Capital invests in mid-sized manufacturing and service companies that have cash flow between $4 million and $20 million. Clearview has in excess of $250 million under management and is currently making investments through its committed fund, Clearview Capital Fund II, LP. The firm is headquartered in Old Greenwich, CT (

Clearview’s holdings include Battenfeld Technologies, a  designer, developer and supplier of branded shooting and hunting accessories to the outdoor sporting goods industry; GCR, a professional services firm delivering consulting services and technology solutions to governmental and commercial clients; Child Health Holdings, an operator of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; Pyramid Healthcare, a provider of inpatient and out-patient behavioral health services; The Results Companies, a provider of outsourced customer management solutions; QualSpec Group, a provider of inspection and non-destructive testing services to the refining, petrochemical market and other industrial process industries; Rowmark, a manufacturer and marketer of specialty plastic sheet and related products for the awards/recognition, engraving and signage markets; Senior Care Centers of America, an operator of adult day care centers; and a minority interest in CPG International, an extruder of thick gauge polyolefin and PVC sheet.

© 2013 PEPD • Private Equity’s Leading News Magazine • 2-15-13

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