- SEC registered adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940
- Unique approach that includes research across capital structures in the search for income and return for today’s investors
- A wholly owned subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank
- Office locations in Cincinnati, OH, Grand Rapids, MI, and Louisville, KY
The name ClearArc Capital reflects the distinct nature of the firm and its unique business model. In fact, the word “Clear” represents the clarity of our firm’s vision, and our transparency with clients. The Arc represents a journey, and forward thinking. At ClearArc Capital, we leverage our investment team to think creatively, unbound by convention, in order to provide investment strategies with a different perspective. This forward thinking is what we deliver to our institutional clients and their consulting firms.
The ClearArc brand is strengthened by our unique approach to investing. We embrace this uniqueness to create a distinct competitive advantage in the markets we serve that represents the following:
- Fluid Expertise
A foundation of highly specialized investment talent structured appropriately for client specific objectives.
- Client Centric Risk Management
A clear focus on client goals with an eye on the evolving financial markets across the globe.
- Adaptive Innovation
Progressive investment strategy deployment with a keen focus on efficient sources of income and return in connection with the way the markets may be moving.
Stephen G. Mullins
President, ClearArc Capital
Stephen G. Mullins is the President of ClearArc Capital. He joined ClearArc Capital in 2012 and has 38 years of investment experience. He is a member of the Archdiocese of Louisville Finance Council, the Bellarmine University Board of Trustees, Vice Chair of the Kentucky Deferred Compensation Authority Board of Trustees, and a trustee for the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville Charitable Trust. Mr. Mullins is a CFA® charterholder. He also graduated from the University of Louisville with a B.S.C. in Finance, and went on to earn an MBA from Bellarmine University. Prior to joining ClearArc Capital, Mr. Mullins was a Partner at Lanier Asset Management. Previously, he was Director of Client Service and Marketing for Mainstream Investment Advisors, LLC where he was responsible for the firm’s consultant and wealth advisory relationships. Prior to that, Mr. Mullins served in a similar capacity for INVESCO as well as National Asset Management.
Mitchell L. Stapley
Chief Investment Officer
Mitchell L. Stapley is the Chief Investment Officer for ClearArc Capital. He joined ClearArc Capital in 2001 and has 33 years of investment experience. Prior to joining ClearArc Capital, Mr. Stapley was the Chief Fixed Income Officer at Lyon Street Asset Management, a subsidiary of Old Kent Bank, which was later acquired by Fifth Third Bank. Previously, he was Manager of Short Term Investments/Foreign Exchange Exposure at Navistar International Corporation in Chicago. While at Navistar, he was responsible for both investment strategy and implementation, and foreign exchange hedging and trading. Prior to that, Mr. Stapley served as a Portfolio Manager for William Wrigley Jr. Company in Chicago. He is on the investment committee for the Western Michigan University Endowment Fund and has served as the President of the CFA Society of West Michigan. He graduated with a B.A. from Albion College and is a CFA® charterholder.
ClearArc Capital Leadership Team
ClearArc Capital Investment Team
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