Robert W. Scharar

ROBERT W. SCHARAR is President of FCA Corp., Houston, Texas, a fee only
financial planning firm. The name was derived from its predecessor,
First Commonwealth Associates, which he co-founded in 1975. In 1983, FCA
Corp. was established to provide personal and business financial
planning services in all aspects of investment management. FCA now
monitors investments of over $1 billion. Mr. Scharar received an AA from
Polk Community College; BSBA in Accounting from the University of
Florida; MBA and JD from Northeastern University and an LLM in Taxation
from Boston University Law School. He is a member of the Florida and
Massachusetts bars and is a CPA of Florida. Mr. Scharar has experience
as an Accounting Professor at Bentley and Nichols Colleges, Officer of
affiliates of the US Trust Company and Tax Specialist at Coopers &
Lybrand. He is a contributing author to the Clark Boardman Callaghan’s
publication, Estate and Personal Financial Planning. Directorships ‘
Director and past-President of the American Association of Attorney ‘
CPAs; Chairman of Ivy Realty Trust (REIT); Chairman and CEO of United
Investors Realty Trust (NYSE); Investment Advisor for the Commonwealth
New Zealand and Japan Funds and Director of International Advisory
Services ‘ Division of FCA Corp.