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Region VI - South Central Region  - August 1, 2019

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SBA South Central Region News

Region 6 Regional Administrator, Justin Crossie

Regional Administrator Justin Crossie leads the delivery of SBA’s funding programs, counseling services and government contracting and export initiatives in the South Central Region.  He serves nearly 4 million small businesses in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

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Who can participate? 

Any small business owner who is either:

  • Socially and/or economically disadvantaged
  • 8(a) certified
  • HUBZone certified, or
  • Operating a business in high unemployment or low income areas

You Will Learn:

  • TRACK 1: PREPARE - Technical and Financial Preparation
  • TRACK 2: PROPOSE - Cost Building, Pricing, & Compliance
  • TRACK 3: PURSUE - Business Development & Marketing

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  • 210-384-1503
  • Application period ends August 2019

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Coley & Associates

Val Arias, Director

Coley Learning Center


SBA Cooperative Agreement contract # SBAHQ18J0011

This project is funded by a Cooperative Agreement from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA’s funding should not be construed as an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA-funded projects are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

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Edward Haddock

Arkansas District

Edward Haddock, Director

Herb Austin

Dallas-Fort Worth District

Herb Austin, Director

Jose Campos

El Paso District

Jose Campos, Acting Director

Tim Jeffcoat

Houston District

Tim Jeffcoat, Director

Mike Ricks

Louisiana District

Mike Ricks, Director

Angela Burton

Lower Rio Grande Valley District

Angela Burton, Director

Calvin Davis

Lubbock-West Texas District

Calvin Davis, Director

John Garcia

New Mexico District

John Garcia, Director

Dottie Overal

Oklahoma District

Dottie Overal, Director

Anthony Ruiz

San Antonio District

Anthony Ruiz, Director