David Bass & Associates, an advisory investment banking firm, has added Mike Ownby as vice president and as a member of the company.

He will be tasked to work with manufacturing and technology companies to sell, make acquisitions or acquire outside capital. Ownby, who is chairman of the Raleigh chapter of the Financial Executives Networking Group, served formerly as a chief financial officer with a publicly traded firm.

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