Clarke Lemons is the Founder and President of the firm providing leadership and direction to WaterOak Advisors. In addition to being Head of the Operating Committee, Clarke is responsible for a select group of institutional and private wealth clients.
Clarke has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Independent Advisors in the country by Barron’s a total of eight times. For 2020, Forbes ranked him as the #1 Independent Wealth Advisor in Central/North Florida. In addition, Clarke has been named to the Forbes list of America’s Top Wealth Advisors every year since 2016. In the latest Forbes ranking he was #78 in the country.
Clarke was born in San Francisco and has lived in Dallas, Syracuse and Ponte Vedra Beach Florida. He and his wife reside in Winter Park, Florida.
- Head of Operating Committee
- Advisory Services Committee
- Investment Committee
EDUCATION & DESIGNATIONS
- MBA from Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College
- B.A. in History from Florida State University
- The Bolles School in Jacksonville