Jean Sawyer currently holds the position of Deputy District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Massachusetts District Office. Jean has over 23 years of service, beginning her career with SBA in 1985 as a finance loan officer in the Alaska District Office, working her way up to Deputy District Director. She also served as the Acting District Director for an extended period of time.
In 1994, Jean transferred to the Rhode Island District Office as the Team Leader in the Finance division. Jean was recruited by the Massachusetts District Director in 2000 to
take the position of Assistant District Director / Economic Development, overseeing all finance and portfolio management functions for the State of Massachusetts.
Prior to joining the SBA, Jean had a 13 year career in the banking industry. Her last positions held were Vice President/SBA Loan Manager and floating Branch Manager. Other banking positions were Head Teller, Operations Manager, and Consumer Loan Officer/Collections Manager.