SBA Administrator

SBA Administrator

The head of the Small Business Administration, an agency of the U.S. government that guarantees loans made to entrepreneurs and small businesses. It also provides special assistance to businesses run by women and minorities. The SBA Administrator is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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14 trillion to the nations annual total sales and receipts, SBA Administrator Linda McMahon said.
According to SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the program, "can help refinance debt from adjustable-rate loans with significant savings to borrowers.
SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet said, "East West Bank is a proactive lender that has recognized the benefits of offering a spectrum of SBA export loan guarantees to meet the financing needs of small business exporters in multiple states.
It's a natural fit; credit unions are some of this nation's most trusted mission-based lenders," SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet said.
12 confirmation hearing for Maria Contreras-Sweet, the nominee for the SBA administrator.
Many baby boomers are working beyond retirement age and choosing to stay active and engaged in the workforce," SBA Administrator Karen Mills said in a news release.
Pursuant to the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (signed into law by President Obama on September 27, 2010), the SBA Administrator has the authority to specify detailed definitions or standards by which a business concern may be determined to be a small business concern for the purposes of this Act or any other Act.
The Veterans Affairs Department maintains a database of companies that it has verified as service-disabled veteran-owned, but other agencies currently cannot access the database, SBA Administrator Karen Mills testified.
All of these steps, along with other Recovery Act provisions, are aimed at increasing access to capital and giving small businesses just what they need to help lead our nation's economic recovery," SBA Administrator Karen Mills said in a statement.
As incoming SBA Administrator Karen Mills said, America's spirit of entrepreneurship "is one of our country's greatest assets and we need to cultivate it today, more than ever.
The Post's report, taken along with other credible analyses," acting SBA Administrator Sandy K.
The proposed policy was added days after Steven Preston, President Bush's nominee for SBA Administrator, was nominated to head the SBA.