RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Chris Stoecker, a member of the Knowledge Based Industries Group at RBC Centura, is the newest member of the board of directors for the Triangle Accredited Capital Forum.

Stoecker is responsible for developing and managing the portfolio of early-stage information technology and life science firms for RBC Centura’s group. The Knowledge Based Industries Group offers credit and banking products and services to venture-backed companies.

The Capital Forum is a non-profit organization focused on encouraging private investment in local companies and does not take direct fees in those transactions.

Other board members are: Mike Preston of DBA Capital Advisors, John Draper of The First Flight Venture Center, Tim Tompkins and Mark Larson of Grant Thornton, Scott Ryan of Hutchison & Mason, Needham Boddie of Myers Bigel, Bill Warner and Rich Kramarik of Paladin and Associates.

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