With Change Comes Hope & Opportunity

Vermont District Office  - Feb. 14, 2020

u s small business administration
Jovita Carranza

With Change Comes Hope & Opportunity

By Wendell G. Davis
New England Regional Administrator
U.S. Small Business Administration

Transition and change are often accompanied with hope and opportunity.  Here at the U.S. Small Business Administration we just had a big transition and change. 

Recently Jovita Carranza was named the 26th Administrator. This is Administrator Carranza’s second tenure at the SBA. She served as Deputy Administrator from 2006-2009.  Although she is new to the position, she already knows the ins and outs of how to help American entrepreneurs achieve their dreams of small business ownership.  She was nominated to lead the SBA while serving as the 44th Treasurer of the United States.

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Online Workshop: Small Business Financing Feb 18

Join the Small Business Administration for a webinar about Small Business Financing. Topics include finding sources of capital, lender requirements, interest rates, terms, SBA loans and technical assistance resources.

To join the webinar, log onto https://meet.lync.com/sba123/bmdeclue/N6RVL15V. Participants are encouraged to access the webinar five minutes prior to the start time if accessing Skype for Business for the first time. To access the conference call, dial toll free 1-802-490-7604, when prompted enter the access code 702386395.

For more information, email brian.declue@sba.gov or call 802-828-4422 Ext. 211.

Start, Grow or Expand Your Small Business Webinar Feb 18

Learn how to start, grow, and expand a small business during a webinar at 9 a.m. Feb. 18. Topics include:

  • What characteristics are needed to be an entrepreneur?
  • What does it take to start and succeed in business?
  • What programs are available to finance a business?
  • What are ways to grow or expand an existing business?
  • Does exporting or government contracting make sense for a business?

To join the webinar, visit https://meet.lync.com/sba123/mamorale/CY0PY4GM. Participants are encouraged to access the webinar five minutes prior to the start time if accessing Skype for Business for the first time. To access the conference call, dial toll free 1-202-765-1264, when prompted enter the access code 760237604.

For more information, email miguel.moralez@sba.gov or call 603-225-1601.