Ronnie C. McClure, PhD, CPA has worked in the individual, family, corporate, partnership, trust, and non-profit sectors of tax law for the past thirty-one years. He specializes in family, estate, and charitable gift financial and tax planning. He is a leading family consultant in private practice in Lewisville, Texas, and has recently founded SeekingNorth, LLC, to combine his rich technical background with his skills as a mediator and family counselor to provide relationship-based transgenerational wealth transfer consultation to high net worth families.
He has taught federal taxation at the university graduate school level and conducted hundreds of seminars, speaking on a wide range of tax and estate planning topics important to businesses, families, private foundations, and public charities. Through his guidance, Ronnie’s individual, corporate, and charitable organization clients have benefited from his expertise by knowing that his counsel is based on sound principles and background. He has authored or edited over a dozen articles or chapters concerning various estate and family planning subjects that have been published in a variety of magazines, newspapers, books, and on the internet. Ronnie has written and edited over two dozen continuing professional education courses for accountants and attorneys on a wide range of federal income and wealth transfer tax topics, and has spoken throughout the nation on these issues.
Ronnie is very active in his community both professionally and personally. He is currently a member of the Dallas Estate Planning Council, the American Counseling Association, the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, the Texas Mediation Association, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas. He has volunteered his time by serving on the governing boards of numerous charitable organizations and is currently on the Advisory Council of Communities Foundation of Texas. Ronnie is an active participant in his church where he serves as an Ordained Deacon.
He studied at Lamar University, the University of Texas, the University of North Texas, and Texas Woman’s University. He holds a BBA in Economics, a Masters in Professional Accounting, an MEd in Family Counseling, a PhD in Taxation, and a certificate in Conflict Resolution. In addition, he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Credentialed Mediator by the TMCA. He holds licenses as a General Securities Representative (Series 7), a Registered Investment Advisor (Series 66) and Life Insurance Representative (Group 1).
Ronnie resides in Lewisville, Texas and is the proud father of Ryan Christopher and Dustin Tyler, and the grandfather of Reilly Cade McClure. When he is not spending his time with family and friends, Ronnie enjoys traveling, photography, and is an avid reader.