The experts at Pacific American Advisors
can provide all clients with effective and intelligent retirement
and financial planning services, business management services,
and a wide range of tax planning and preparation services.
Lichter brings more than twenty five years of experience in public
accounting and financial services to his current role as President of
Pacific American Advisors and Chief Financial Officer for Pacific American
Services Group. Lawrence is a graduate of California State University at
Northridge with a degree in Accounting and Business Administration,
a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and he has served on the Technical
Review Panel of the California State Board of Accountancy.
In 1991 he gave up a prime position with a prominent accounting
firm, catering primarily to high net-worth individuals in
the entertainment industry, to form his own Los Angeles-based
accounting and consulting business.
1999 Lawrence joined Pacific American Advisors and brought with him a team of
highly technical and well respected professionals and a loyal base of clients.
"We have formed a cohesive team of financial services companies that will
allow all of our clients to obtain the finest service all in one location",
also serves as a Director and Audit Committee
Chairperson of New Medium Enterprises, Inc. and as an Officer of Yarraman
Winery, Inc., both publicly traded companies in the United States.
Vice President, Tax Department
Mr. Cleaves is an
Enrolled Agent and Vice President in the tax department of Pacific American Advisors, LLC. His
duties consist of managing the prepartation of the firm's fiduciary tax returns and individual
He was previously a manager in the trust tax department for KPMG LLP
where he managed an account load of more than 500 individual tax returns for bank trust clients.
Mr. Cleaves also was an assistant Vice President in the Trust Tax Department
of Wells Fargo Bank, First Interstate Bank, and San Diego Trust & Savings Bank. Prior to joining
San Diego Trust & Savings, he spent six years with California First Bank as an internal
administrative audit officer as well as a trust audit officer.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from San Diego State
Mr. Cleaves served six years in the U.S. Navy and was a Navy recruiter
during his enlistment.
Mr. Cleaves is an active member of the San Diego Downtown Rotary Club
where he has held the position of Community Services Chairman.
John F. Kelley, CPA
John F. Kelley is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Tax Manager
of Pacific American Advisors, LLC. He brings several years of tax experience with him, specializing in business entities. John
recently moved to San Diego from Chicago where he worked for one of the five largest public accounting firms. John is a graduate
of Indiana University's Kelley School of Business with Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Finance.
Pacific American Advisors
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