Deborah Elver, CPA
Deborah (Deb) is a CPA and the president and co-founder of Clear View Business Solutions. (which was founded in 2004 by Janine and Deb). Her passion is in working with entrepreneurs and small business owners to make sound financial decisions including tax saving strategies. She loves making numbers simple and easy to understand learning about tax strategies that will benefit her clients. She has over 25 years’ experience working with small business owners and entrepreneurs on start-up, finance and accounting issues. She also works with individuals on tax planning and financial goal setting. Deborah holds a Bachelor’s degree from Brown University, a Master of Business Administration degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and is a licensed CPA in Arizona. She is married to Harry Elver (the Computer Guy) and is mom to two young adult sons.
Janine is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor with Intuit’s Platinum Care Team and the vice president and co-founder of Clear View Business Solutions. She has extensive training in QuickBooks and has designed and implemented a number of QuickBooks files for small business owners. With more than 20 years’ experience, Janine has led numerous one-on-one training sessions with small business owners and employees helping them navigate through QuickBooks. Her goal is to educate even the most novice client so that they don’t feel overwhelmed by the software. An educated client can make sound business decisions if trained properly. Janine has a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico and an associate degree from Phoenix College. She was born and raised in Albuquerque and moved to Tucson in 1993. She is married to Jim Kaucher and has two sons.
Tony has worked with Clear View for 12 years as a tax specialist. He loves helping people save money by paying less taxes. Tony is an IRS-Certified Enrolled Agent with over 22 years’ experience preparing taxes for individuals, partnerships, non-profits and corporations. Enrolled agent status is the highest credential awarded by the IRS. In addition to his role as a tax specialist, Tony has assisted many charter schools, parishes and non-profits with their accounting needs, including preparing budgets, payrolls and annual reports. He holds an associate degree in Business Administration from Fresno City College, studied business law and accounting at California State University, and is a retired Army veteran of 30 years. Tony has been married to his wife for 26 years and has one daughter. He also enjoys riding his bicycle, working in his woodshop and doing home-improvement projects.
Norine has worked with Clear View for five years and is thePractice Manager. She loves the logic and the flow of the bookkeeping cycles and the feeling of “task accomplished” when the work is closed-out for the month. Norine is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor who has been in the industry for 43 years. She was raised in the Pacific Northwest and later moved to Billings, Montana where she worked as the accounting manager for a Gospel Rescue Mission for 13 years. During her career, she has held accounting positions ranging from accounts payable clerk to the CFO for a start-up company. Norine has been married for 46 years and has two children and three grandchildren. She loves to travel and has been blessed to make four trips to Kenya to do mission work. She is currently planning her fifth trip to Africa.
Tom is a tax preparer who enjoys helping people keep all things in their financial life in good order. He is an IRS-Certified Enrolled Agent with 12 years’ industry experience. Tom has been on the Clear View team for two years. He was born and raised in Syracuse, New York and came to Tucson in 1978 to attend the University of Arizona, where he graduated with a business degree in accounting. The Sonoran Desert has been his home ever since. In addition to tax and accounting services, Tom also has more than 20 years’ experience in the investment management and advisory services business. He is married with two children and lives in Winterhaven. In his spare time, Tom enjoys traveling, cooking and eating good food, and climbing Tumamoc Hill. He is a staunch supporter of University of Arizona Athletics. Bear Down!
Lisandra Morando is an IRS-Certified Enrolled Agent and Notary who joined the Clear View team in the fall of 2018. She is a passionate problem solver who loves taking care of clients and teaching them financial stability. She has worked in the field for 15 years and holds an Associate of Applied Science in Accounting from Pima Community College and several QuickBooks certifications. Lisandra is also working towards becoming an IRS Enrolled Agent. Born and raised in Tucson, she worked in the commercial and residential real estate construction, finance and rental industries for several years. She comes from a large family of talented musicians, artists, designers and chefs who get together regularly for fun, food, music and art. Lisandra has two kids who keep her motivated every day and she also enjoys hiking, swimming and yoga.