Charles N. Cleland, Jr.
President, Partner, and General Counsel
As a licensed attorney in the State of Florida, and a member of the Florida Bar, Charles “Chip” Cleland serves as President and member of the Board of Directors of Continuation Capital, Inc. His extensive experience in debt and equity financing, debt recapitalization, and bridge financing, makes him ideally suited to manage internal and external legal, operational, and compliance related issues between CCAP’s public issuer clients and their creditors.
As owner and President of Charles N. Cleland, Jr., P.A., a law firm in Sarasota, Florida, Chip has served as general, corporate and litigation legal counsel for multiple private and publicly traded companies—as well as for equity fund clients—over his 30-year legal career.
He previously served as an Assistant State Attorney in the State of Florida and has extensive experience in the fields of civil and commercial litigation. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Communication from the Florida State University in 1987, and his Juris Doctorate from Mercer University School of Law in 1991.
Chip enjoys spending time with his family, boating, fishing, and outdoor activities.