AMENDED: Recruitment is Open for SBA's 2021 Emerging Leaders Initiative!

District Office representing Central South Texas

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SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative


The SBA San Antonio District Office is now accepting applications for the 2021 Emerging Leaders Initiative. This intensive executive-level series is intended to accelerate the growth of high-potential small businesses and provides business owners with the tools needed to take their business to the next level.  

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Have annual revenues of at least $250,000
  • Have been in business for at least 3 years
  • Have at least one employee, other than self
  • Participant must be a key decision maker within the company such as the CEO, COO, CFO, Owner, or President.


Applications must be received by March 15, 2021. Business owners meeting the eligibility requirements will be contacted for an interview. The start date for this cohort is scheduled for April (date TBD). Classes will be held virtually. The only cost is your time and commitment to complete the curriculum over the course of 7 months.  

Emerging Leaders Registration