Mr. Klevan was the first President of Coral Gables Trust Company, and partnering with James Davidson, he helped to found the firm. He continues to be a Board member, and is active on the Trust Administrative Committee of the Board.
In his distinguished career, he also served in senior positions with Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Citicorp in the United States and abroad.
Following his career in banking, Mr. Klevan was the President and CEO of the International SeaKeepers Society, a Miami based not-for-profit focused on ocean issues. He has also served as faculty at the University of Miami in the Department of Finance teaching at the undergraduate level.
Mr. Klevan is an active advocate for Ocean preservation. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation. He has previously served on the advisory committee of the Pew Institute of Ocean Science and the School of Ocean Science at Nova Southeastern University. An avid sports fisherman and diver, he is keenly aware of the crises faced by oceans today.
Mr. Klevan has a history of philanthropic involvement. He has served on the Planned Giving Council at the University of Miami, the Board of Trustees of the Historical Museum of Southern Florida and Plymouth Congregational Church, and has been a mentor at the University of Miami. Mr. Klevan is an Eagle Scout and served in the U.S. Army, obtaining the rank of Captain. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School of Business. He resides with his wife in Coconut Grove, Florida.