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BioRegion Newsmakers: Jul 17, 2009

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Former NC Biotechnology Center Chair Appointed to State's Economic Development Board

Sue W. Cole, the former chair of the state-funded North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has been appointed by Gov. Bev Perdue to the North Carolina Economic Development Board.

The board advises Perdue and state Secretary of Commerce J. Keith Crisco on economic policy, industrial recruitment and expansion, trade policy, and travel and tourism. The board has 37 members, each serving a four-year term.

Cole is principal of Granville Capital, an investment manager in Greensboro, NC, and serves as a director of both the Moses Cone Wesley Long Community Health Foundation and the United Way of Greater Greensboro. She is also a former chair of the North Carolina Chamber.

Cole received her master’s degree in finance, and her BBA, from University of North Carolina-Greensboro.


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