Douglas A. Vaughn, CFA

Triangle Capital Corporation

Senior Managing Director & Chief Administrative Officer

Work Phone
(919) 719-4774
3700 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 530
Raleigh, NC 27612

Mr. Vaughn joined Triangle in 2008 and currently serves as Senior Managing Director and Chief Administrative Officer and is a member of our Management Committee and our Investment Committee.

Mr. Vaughn has extensive management experience operating businesses and has served in investment and advisory roles for middle market companies, portfolio businesses, and divisions of large multinational corporations. Prior to joining TCAP, Mr. Vaughn was President and a Director of VIETRI, Inc., America’s largest importer, distributor and marketer of handmade Italian ceramic and home décor items. Immediately prior to his eight years at VIETRI, Inc., Mr. Vaughn advised business owners and managers, including private equity funds, on strategic initiatives including acquisitions and corporate finance — first as a Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting and later as a Partner at Chatham Partners. While with Deloitte, he also led an internal acquisition effort for the firm. Prior to his time in management consulting and investment banking, Mr. Vaughn served in management roles for Sara Lee Corporation, specifically for Sara Lee Personal Products Europe, where he was an original member of the team that established and managed the company’s first division in Eastern Europe including manufacturing, distribution, marketing, and sales operations.

Mr. Vaughn holds a BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a Chartered Financial Analyst, and has served on a variety of for-profit and non-profit boards.