Meet & Greet Event at SBA Springfield, MO Branch Office

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Kansas City District Office  - October 2019

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Meet & Greet


Meet & Greet Event at SBA Springfield, MO Branch Office

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Springfield, MO Branch Office is hosting a Meet & Greet Event on Thursday, October 24th, 2019.

This will be a great opportunity to learn about the Branch Office’s key priorities for FY-2020 and meet with the SBA partner organizations from across southwest Missouri including chamber of commerce, lenders, business advisers, small business owners and organizations that promote small businesses. This is also a great time to share biggest wins and lessons learned related to economic development in the area. Join us to discover how SBA can help you start, grow, expand and recover your small business!

Date: Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Time: 8:00 am to 10:00 am Central Time

Location: Hammons Tower, Suite 704, 901 East Saint Louis St., Springfield, Missouri 65806

Seats are Limited, Click Here to Register!


8:00 – 10:00 am (SBA Open House)

This is a FREE event!

All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact:


2020 National Small Business Week Award Nominations is Now Open!

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2020 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year. For more than 50 years, National Small Business Week has celebrated the inspiring achievements of America’s small businesses and the countless contributions they make to their local communities, and to our nation’s economy.

“We are proud to recognize the small business owners that have made it their mission to support their communities and drive the entrepreneurial spirit forward,” SBA Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton said. “A National Small Business Week award is one of the nation’s highest honors for small business achievement. Please take a moment to visit to nominate a deserving small business owner in your area. I wish all of our nation’s small businesses the best of luck and look forward to their nomination.” Small businesses can self-nominate! Please click here to learn more about the SBA Awards given in celebration of National Small Business Week from May 3-9, 2020.


We Want to Hear From You!

Do you have three minutes? Take SBA’s Customer Experience Feedback Survey to help us better serve you. Your feedback is valuable and will help us better determine how we can improve our services. This survey is intended for current and prospective small business owners who have interacted with an SBA office. All responses are anonymous. Thank you in advance for your time.

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SBA Springfield Branch Office Moved to a New Location!

New Address:

Hammons Tower

901 East St. Louis Street, Suite 704

Springfield, MO 65806

Phone (417) 413-5793

Fax (417) 889-0074

SBA Kansas City District Office Directory

Jon Malcolm Richards, District Director, (816) 426-4903

Dennis Larkin, Deputy District Director, (816) 426-4914

Mike McWhorter, Lead Lender Relations Specialist, (816) 426-4916

Carolina Vargas, Lender Relations Specialist, (816) 426-4913

Ken Surmeier, Business Opportunity Specialist, (816) 426-4919

Ram Basnet, Branch Manager/PIO – Springfield Branch, (417) 889-6912

Lisa Zimmerman, Lender Relations Specialist – Springfield Branch, (417) 771-8455