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Obama Picks Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead the SBA
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Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of ProAmerica Bank, is the White House's pick as head of the government's Small Business Administration.
January 15, 2014 in Business Management
When the Going Gets Tough for Local Economies, Utilize Existing Resources

When the Going Gets Tough for Local Economies, Utilize Existing Resources

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With state budgets being cut, former SBA chief Karen Mills discusses how local economic growth does not necessarily need radical innovation to prosper. Rather governors can harness resources of existing institutions and people to attract capital and create jobs.
December 3, 2013 in Growth Strategies
SBA Gets a Temporary Chief

SBA Gets a Temporary Chief

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Jeanne Hulit, the Small Business Administration's associate administrator in the Office of Capital Access, will take over as interim head of the agency when Karen Mills departs at end of the month.
August 20, 2013 in Leadership
Top 3 Candidates to Lead the U.S. Small Business Administration

Top 3 Candidates to Lead the U.S. Small Business Administration

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Karen Mills announced last week that she will be leaving her post at the helm of the SBA. Here's a look at potential candidates to replace her.
July 23, 2013 in Leadership
SBA Chief Karen Mills Leaving With No Replacement Named

SBA Chief Karen Mills Leaving With No Replacement Named

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Five months after announcing her resignation and without a successor lined up, Mills says she's leaving next month.
July 18, 2013 in Business Management
SBA Roadshow for Small Business Week's 50-Year Anniversary

SBA Roadshow for Small Business Week's 50-Year Anniversary

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The U.S. Small Business Administration is holding events across the U.S. next week highlighting the contributions entrepreneurs and small-business owners.
June 13, 2013 in Business Management
Still Waiting for Obama's SBA Chief Nominee

Still Waiting for Obama's SBA Chief Nominee

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The White House has yet to select a replacement for Karen Mills, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
May 23, 2013 in Business Management
SBA Lending Marches On Post-Sequester, But Anxieties Linger

SBA Lending Marches On Post-Sequester, But Anxieties Linger

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The third annual Small Business Lending and Investment Summit convenes in Washington this week and will focus on the importance of SBA-backed lending.
March 4, 2013 in SBA and Government Funding
Donald Trump for SBA Chief? Our Facebook Fans Weigh In

Donald Trump for SBA Chief? Our Facebook Fans Weigh In

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We asked our readers who they want to replace Karen Mills at the helm of the Small Business Administration.
February 25, 2013 in Leadership
Karen Mills on the SBA: Successor Needs to Get the Word Out

Karen Mills on the SBA: Successor Needs to Get the Word Out

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The outgoing chief of the Small Business Administration talks about her four years at the helm of the agency and what her successor needs to do.
February 22, 2013 in Leadership
Karen Mills to Leave the SBA

Karen Mills to Leave the SBA

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The head of the Small Business Administration announced Monday that she will be leaving her post.
February 11, 2013 in Leadership
What's Ahead for the SBA in 2013

What's Ahead for the SBA in 2013

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A look at what the federal government's small-business agency could be up to this year and beyond.
January 18, 2013 in SBA and Government Funding
Video: Getting the Big Banks Back into Small-Business LendingPlay Video

Getting the Big Banks Back into Small-Business Lending (Video)

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The SBA is partnering with the largest U.S. lenders to raise the amount of money loaned to small businesses, particularly in small loans and underserved communities.
May 24, 2012 in SBA and Government Funding
Video: The SBA's Karen G. Mills on the Small-Business Credit ComebackPlay Video

The SBA's Karen G. Mills on the Small-Business Credit Comeback (Video)

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The small-business credit market has recovered since 2009, when lending had all but frozen. Banks are coming back to the market and seeing greater demand for loans from business owners.
May 23, 2012 in SBA and Government Funding
Google Hangout with SBA Chief Karen Mills

Google Hangout with SBA Chief Karen Mills

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As part of National Small Business Week, Entrepreneur's Diana Ransom moderated a live chat with SBA chief Karen Mills and winners of the SBA's video contest.
May 22, 2012 in SBA and Government Funding
Video: SBA Seeks to Boost Small-Dollar Loans With New PushPlay Video

SBA Seeks to Boost Small-Dollar Loans With New Push (Video)

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The SBA is looking to increase the number of smaller loans in underserved communities with a new push.
May 22, 2012 in SBA and Government Funding
Business Owners Take SBA Chief to Task

Business Owners Take SBA Chief to Task

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At a town hall at National Small Business Week, some entrepreneurs complain to Karen Mills about access to credit and high health insurance costs.
May 21, 2012 in SBA and Government Funding
Video: Gaps Persist Amid Small-Business Lending ComebackPlay Video

Gaps Persist Amid Small-Business Lending Comeback (Video)

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In 2011, SBA lending hit a record level. SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills explains why.
May 21, 2012 in SBA and Government Funding
Video: How Industry Clusters Can Spur Small-Business GrowthPlay Video

How Industry Clusters Can Spur Small-Business Growth (Video)

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One way the SBA has sought to foster entrepreneurial growth is through industry clusters.The SBA's Karen Mills explains how.
May 20, 2012 in SBA and Government Funding
Video: The SBA's Karen G. Mills on the Small-Business RecoveryPlay Video

The SBA's Karen G. Mills on the Small-Business Recovery (Video)

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SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills travels the U.S. talking with business owners and bankers. She says she's hearing more talk of expansion compared with three years ago.
May 17, 2012 in Management & Operations
Video: The SBA's Karen G. Mills Answers Her Agency's CriticsPlay Video

The SBA's Karen G. Mills Answers Her Agency's Critics (Video)

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Some critics have called for dismantling the U.S. Small Business Administration. The agency's leader says demand for its services is only growing and is a good value to tax payers.
May 17, 2012 in SBA and Government Funding
Video: Small Business and the President's CabinetPlay Video

Small Business and the President's Cabinet (Video)

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President Obama recently made the head of the SBA part of his presidential cabinet. We speak with SBA Administrator Karen G. MIlls about what it means for U.S. small businesses.
May 17, 2012 in Leadership

Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice for New Grads Gets Some Respect

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While the number of employed young people remains desperately low, some experts suggest entrepreneurship as an increasingly worthy option.
May 14, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

SBA Chief Touts Entrepreneurship to Recent Grads in Twitter Q&A

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New college graduates are facing never-before-seen student-debt levels. The White House is hoping entrepreneurship is the answer.
April 25, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Small-Business Lending: Getting Better, Still Not Great

Small-Business Lending: Getting Better, Still Not Great

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Small-business lending has been showing signs of life, albeit not the activity seen before the recession.
April 17, 2012 in Financing

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