David Pease, MBA - Managing Director

David Pease is Managing Director at Pease Capital Advisors. Prior to founding Pease Capital Advisors, David worked in corporate insurance consulting, with a specialty of mitigating risk during a transaction. 

David’s role as Managing Director with Pease Capital Advisors includes directing the day to day operations and leading client relationships. He also plays a pivotal role in evaluating client opportunities, term sheet preparation, and negotiations.

David also serves as the COO for Pease, CPAs.

David attended Kent State University where he graduated with a B.B.A. in Business and Finance. David also attended Baldwin Wallace University where he received his M.B.A.

Chuck Fenske, MBA, CVA – Vice President

Chuck Fenske joined Pease, CPAs in 2019 as the Vice President of Consulting. In 2020 Chuck began establishing a niche Business Valuation practice within Pease Capital Advisors. Prior to his current role, Chuck was the Vice President of a northeast Ohio construction management firm . He has also held positions with Pepper Construction in Chicago, Illinois, and Lockheed Martin. 

During his career, Chuck has developed an expertise in corporate strategy, value propositions, and business valuations with a focus within the Construction industry. 

Chuck received B.A. in Accounting and Construction from The Ohio State University and holds an M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University.

Chuck is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and it is accredited by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). 

Chuck is a member of Case Western Reserve Weatherhead Alumni Advisory Council, a member of CPAmerica Valuation Form, a member of the Association of Corporate Growth (Cleveland Chapter), and Vice Chairman of Associated Builders and Contractors of Ohio.

Lizabeth Roth, JD – Senior Associate

Lizabeth Roth is a Senior Associate at Pease Capital Advisors. Lizabeth’s role within Pease Capital Advisors includes managing client projects, deal origination, and discussion facilitation. Lizabeth has been with PCA since 2015 and has been involved with several deals across a variety of industries including Distribution and Manufacturing. 

Lizabeth has a B.A. from Baldwin Wallace University as a double major in History & Political Science with an International Studies minor. She holds a J.D. from Cleveland Marshall College of Law and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in November of 2015.

Robert G. Dracon Jr., MBA – Associate

Robert Dracon is an Associate at Pease Capital Advisors. 

Robert’s primary focus is on initiating contact and developing interest from prospective targets on the buy and sell side. Robert is able to leverages off his over twenty-five years of experience as a Commercial Relationship Manager within the banking industry. This experience enables him to understand the client’s goals and how to effectively communicate those objectives to the companies targeted.

Robert has a B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance and an M.B.A. from Cleveland State University

Brent Grover, CPA (inactive) - Strategic Advisor

Brent Grover joined Pease Capital Advisors as a Senior Advisors in August of 2018. As a Senior Advisor Brent is able to help guide Pease Capital Advisors as the firm continues to grow and brings to the table over forty-five years of experience within the accounting, distribution, and M&A industries. 

From 2001 – 2018 Brent Grover was Founder and President of Evergreen Consulting, a boutique advisory firm helping companies in the wholesale distribution channel. Before founding Evergreen, Brent was CEO and co-owner of National Paper & Packaging Co., sold in 1999. The NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence (formerly DREF), of which Brent is a Research Fellow, has published 8 of his books. Brent has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Case Weatherhead School of Management. Brent serves as a Board Member of several prominent distribution and manufacturing companies. Prior to his career within the distribution industry, Brent worked at Arthur Andersen & Co. Brent received the Elijah Watt Sells Award for placing second in Ohio and in the top 50 nationally on the Uniform CPA Examination.

Brent received his B.A. in Economics at Northwestern University and has a B.S. in Management from Case Western Reserve University – Weatherhead School of Management.