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Corporate Office
23741 SE 18th Street
Sammamish, WA 98075
Phone: (425) 557-0559
Fax: (425) 557-0546

Biographies

Bob Cannon | Former President, CEO

Bob Cannon served as President and CEO of the ClearView companies. The ClearView Group was founded in 1986 and incorporated in 1993; ClearView Wealth Management, LLC was formed in 2005; ClearView Real Estate Capital LLC was formed in 2006 where Bob was Designated Broker. He was an investment advisor representative of Centaurus Financial, Inc..  He held securities and insurance registrations through Centaurus Financial, Inc.. Bob held life and health insurance licenses in Washington State.  He was also a licensed real estate agent in the state of Washington. He directed the construction of more than a million square feet of office and residential property during his career and served in an asset management capacity for several properties. Bob raised tens of millions of dollars of investment capital for various real estate projects and currently represents hundreds of clients investing in a wide variety of non-correlated products, including institutional grade properties throughout the United States.

Bob earned BA and MPA degrees from the State University of New York and over the years held a number of senior leadership positions in business and government. His diverse background included serving as Court Administrator for King County, WA, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of a national sales and marketing company and Executive Director of a law firm of 60 attorneys.

Bob worked in the financial services industry since 1996. He advised a wide variety of clients and families throughout the country to help them achieve their investment goals and objectives.

Bob passed away on May 3, 2015.  His wife, Leslie, assumed the  leadership role and continues to serve ClearView clients. 

 

Leslie Cannon | MBA, Registered Representative, President

Leslie Cannon serves as the President of the ClearView companies.  Leslie was a founding partner of The ClearView Group in 1986 with husband Bob and joined ClearView Wealth Management LLC full time in 2006.  Leslie holds Series 7, 24 and 66 securities registrations.  She is a registered representative of Centaurus Financial, Inc. and an investment advisor representative of Centaurus Financial, Inc..  

With over 35 years of experience in Financial Operations Management, Leslie brings solid analytical skills and best practices from her work with some of the largest and most respected companies in the northwest including Starbucks, REI and Microsoft.  The analytical skills developed throughout her career, including her years at Arthur Andersen Consulting, enable her to conduct on-going due diligence on each investment offered to ClearView clients.

Leslie obtained her BS from Syracuse University and her MBA in Finance/Accounting from Cornell University.  Leslie is also a CPA (inactive status).

Leslie works with ClearView's clients to plan for retirement and to help protect and transfer assets to heirs and beneficiaries in the most tax-advantaged ways possible.  Typical portfolios of the firm's clients include a broad range of both traditional (managed money, bonds, etc.) and alternative (DSTs, BDCs, managed money, REITs, etc.) investment products designed to build diversified portfolios of suitable, non-correlated investments that aim to preserve the assets and generate monthly and quarterly income.

Leslie has three children and has lived in the Seattle area since 1980. She enjoys travel, gardening and reading.

 

Drew Bowlds| Registered Representative, Regional Manager

Drew Bowlds serves as Regional Manager with ClearView Wealth Management, LLC.  Drew draws upon his experience gained over 10 years in real estate brokerage, development and construction in the Pacific Northwest, including single and multi-family investment properties as well as car wash and self storage asset classes.  He holds series 7 and 66 securities registrations through Centaurus Financial, Inc. and is licensed to offer Life, Disability and Long-Term Care insurance in the state of Washington. 

Drew has a strong commitment to serve his clients through his analytical skills, product knowledge, due diligence and high touch service approach.  By combining best in class active money management with a selective mix of non-market correlated alternative investment options, risk management and a comprehensive financial plan, he assists clients in achieving their investment goals and helps them to live the life they desire.

 Drew spends his spare time with his twin boys Anthony & Gabriel and is an avid general aviation enthusiast and licensed pilot who enjoys flying his Vans RV-8 around the Pacific Northwest.