North Carolina state treasurer joins China Center board

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The North Carolina China Center, housed at the World Trade Park in the headquarters building of Longistics, announced that North Carolina State Treasurer Janet Cowell has joined its board of directors. Cowell became state treasurer in 2008, the first woman ever to do so in North Carolina.

As the state’s financial adviser, Cowell oversees more than $74 billion in pension fund investments, which affects more than 850,000 public employees in North Carolina. Cowell gained her knowledge and experience in government operations from her time as a member of the North Carolina Senate and the Raleigh City Council.