CapStone Holdings, Inc., a business incubator and investment group recently announced that former 15-year NFL veteran Charlie Batch was named its Senior Vice President of Strategic Investments, the New Pittsburgh Courier has learned. Batch will help CapStone grow its investment portfolio and partnerships in the emerging medical marijuana and technology-focused industries.

Most known for his tenure as a quarterback for the Detroit Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers; post-retirement, Batch is an investor, entrepreneur, community leader and philanthropist in the Pittsburgh area with his Best of the Batch Foundation.

“We are excited to have Charlie join our team,” said Keith J. Stone, Chairman & Founder of CapStone Holdings Inc., in a release. “In addition to an outstanding football career, Charlie’s business acumen fits CapStone’s investment philosophy wonderfully. His impact will be shown quickly and will help us continue to grow our investments and footprint in a variety of industries.”