Local Tech Wire

DURHAM, N.C. – Kjerstin Barley, a former executive with GE, is joining venture capital bank operation in Silicon Valley.

Barley will serve as managing director and regional manager of its technology lending practice.

Before joining Square 1, Barley was senior vice president with GE Commercial Finance Media, Communications and Entertainment. Before GE, Barley worked with mergers and acquisition and private equity financing in technology, media and telecommunications at Bear Stearns and JP Morgan as an investment banker.

A graduate of UC Berkeley, Barley earned an MBA at New York University.

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