MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (December 3, 2014) – John Taft, CEO of RBC Wealth Management – US, was recently appointed to Board of Directors of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Established in 1987, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts fosters innovative artistic expression and the creative process by encouraging and supporting cultural organizations that in turn, directly or indirectly, support artists and their work. The Foundation values the contribution these organizations make to artists and audiences and to society as a whole by supporting, exhibiting, and interpreting a broad spectrum of contemporary artistic practice.

Taft will play an integral role in assisting the Foundation in imaginatively and responsibly carrying out Andy Warhol’s vision for the Foundation.

“I am honored to be on the Board of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, helping to make proper use of Warhol’s rich legacy of art and other tangible assets—as well as the intangible value of his name and reputation,” said Taft

A passionate supporter of the arts, Taft has also served on the boards of directors for the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the Northwest Area Foundation in St. Paul, Minnesota Public Radio, Twin Cities Public Television, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Illusion Theatre in Minneapolis, and the Minnesota Film Board.

About RBC Wealth Management - U.S.

In the United States, RBC Wealth Management operates as a division of RBC Capital Markets, LLC. Founded in 1909, RBC Capital Markets, LLC. is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, and other major securities exchanges. RBC Wealth Management has more than $278 billion of assets under administration and nearly 2,000 financial advisors operating in 200 locations in 42 states.

For more information, please contact:

Jonell Lundquist, RBC Wealth Management:
612-371-2239 or jonell.lundquist@rbc.com