Kevin McClelland has over thirty years of experience in the restaurant business and financial world.
He was awarded the Business Advocate of the Year by the San Jose Chamber of Commerce. He received the Star Award from the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce.
In 2018 Leeward Financial was recognized as the Assembly District 28 (Evan Low) Small Business of the Year in Sacramento, California.
He worked for TGIFriday’s Restaurants for over twenty years as an Executive General Manager, repeatedly breaking profits and sales records while managing all aspects of the business.
Kevin is the owner of Leeward Financial & Insurance Services, where he specializes in Financial Independence, Wealth Management, Real Estate Investments, & Business Consulting.
He is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce, where he served as a Past President while engaging in Business Advocacy and Legislation. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the San Jose Chamber of Commerce and is Chair for the Small Business Issues Committee.
He is a past Facilitator, Coach, Mentor, and Judge for the Silicon StartUp Cup Business Model Competition. He was also a Facilitator for the Pakistan StartUp Cup held in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad, Pakistan.
Kevin is also a Business Advisor for the Northern California & Access Small Business Development Centers, where he helps Small Business owners to start and grow their small businesses in Santa Clara County.