Clear Capital Partners, "Acquisition Team"

At Clear Capital Partners, we have the proven expertise, experience and the infrastructure in place to successfully accomplish any strategic acquisition. Furthermore, for us to ensure a smooth process throughout every deal, we are dedicated to helping our clients with all stages of a transaction. These transactions include (but may not be limited to): deal structure and processes, due diligence, and post-closing integration.

Ben Kiser is the Business Relationship Manager for Clear Capital Partners.

Ben is a graduate from the University of Mobile. He has currently received his associates in Science, Bachelor’s in History Education, and is currently working on his Master of Arts in leadership at Luther Rice college. In this Clear Capital Partner role, Ben is responsible for future & current client research as well as analyzing CCP’s investment strategies and partnerships with our clients.

Ben has been in ministry for about 7 years and is currently serving as a youth and college pastor in Daphne, Alabama. He enjoys traveling around and preaching God’s Word on the side. Ben is currently working to become a leadership coach in the future.


Alan Thomas is the Human Resources Director for Clear Capital Partners.

After graduating from the University of South Carolina in 1984, Alan ventured into entrepreneurship when he and his 2 business partners took over a struggling men’s clothing business in Columbia, South Carolina and within the first year tripled revenues and achieved profitability. Over the next several years the business grew and became widely recognized as one of the leading independent men’s clothing stores in South Carolina.

In 2005, Alan successfully sold his interest in his business to his 2 partners. Upon selling his business, Alan and his wife Angie decided to live out their dream of moving to Amelia Island, Florida with their 4 children.

Since 2005 they have started and grew a direct sales organization to over 40,000 distributors, successfully built a thriving life insurance agency leading and training dozens of successful agents.

Alan and Angie coach business owners, entrepreneurs, and achievers to reach high levels of success both personally and professionally.

Angie and Alan have been married 33 years and have 4 children ranging in age from 17 to 29 years old. The entire family are passionate supporters of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation since their daughter Ashley was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2015.


Rob Stealey is a Director for Clear Capital Partners.

As part of the Clear Capital Partners Acquisition Team, Rob provides leadership in acquisition identification, analysis, and negotiations.  Rob began his career and Ernst & Young and brings over 20 years of experience in sales, finance, accounting and acquisition deal structure.

Rob is also a Partner at Iron Partners, a boutique private equity and advisory firm with an expertise and focus in increasing company valuations in the education, software, and professional services industries.  Rob is a graduate of West Virginia University in Accounting. Rob, his wife Cassie, and their three children reside in Charlotte.


Rob Metzler is a Director for Clear Capital Partners.

As part of the Clear Capital Partners Acquisition Team, Rob provides leadership in acquisition identification, analysis, and negotiations.  Rob began his career at IBM and brings over 25 years of experience of middle-market growth strategy and operational management.

Rob is also a Partner at Iron Partners, a boutique private equity and advisory firm with an expertise and focus in increasing company valuations in the education, software, and professional services industries.  Rob is a graduate of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Communications. Rob, his wife Heather, and their four children reside in Charlotte.