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Charles Rice

AVP, Special Assets

Charles leads the underwriting efforts and assists in portfolio management for the Special Assets team. Charles has held a variety of positions at Square 1 from compliance and due diligence to underwriting functions in the technology and life sciences practices. Before Square 1, he was an accounting associate at his family’s accounting firm and an assistant vice president at Cushman & Wakefield in Raleigh, NC. Charles received a BA in Political Science from North Carolina State University. Charles joined Square 1 in 2012.

Outside the Square

  • Is an avid water sports enthusiast and spends as much time as possible offshore fishing and sailing off of North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
  • Lived in Australia for a year where he attended Bond University and traveled across the country and to neighboring Fiji and New Zealand.
  • Will try any extreme sport once including skydiving, bungee jumping, white water sledging and glacier climbing.


  • Special Assets


  • National


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