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SBA Leadership

Learn about SBA leaders and their commitment to help Americans start and grow businesses.

Regardless of where our staff is located, their commitment is universal—to help Americans start, build and grow businesses. In carrying out SBA’s mission each day, we work collectively to advocate for small businesses, empower the spirit of entrepreneurship within every community, and deliver the results necessary to help America’s small businesses succeed. Meet just a few of our leaders in this section.

HEADQUARTERS OFFICES
Name Titlesort descending Office
Melvin F. Williams, Jr. Acting Assistant Administrator Office of Communications & Public Liaison
Tammi Perriello Acting Chief Financial Officer Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Nicholas Coutsos Acting Chief of Staff Office of the Administrator
Erin Andrew Assistant Administrator Office of Women's Business Ownership
Christopher L. James Assistant Administrator Office of Native American Affairs
Delorice Price Ford Assistant Administrator Office of Hearings & Appeals
Tinisha Agramonte Assistant Administrator Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Civil Rights
Ann Marie Mehlum Associate Administator Office of Capital Access
Ellen M. Thrasher Associate Administrator Office of Entrepreneurship Education
James Rivera Associate Administrator Office of Disaster Assistance
Robert S. Hill Associate Administrator Office of Field Operations
Carroll A. Thomas Associate Administrator Office of Small Business Development Centers
John Shoraka Associate Administrator Office of Government Contracting & Business Development
Rhett Jeppson Associate Administrator Office of Veterans Business Development
Tameka Montgomery Associate Administrator Office of Entrepreneurial Development
Javier Saade Associate Administrator Office of Investment and Innovation
Dr. Winslow Sargeant Chief Counsel for Advocacy Office of Advocacy
Renee Macklin Chief Information Officer Office of Chief Operating Officer
Paul Christy Chief Operating Officer Office of Chief Operating Officer
Mina Wales Deputy Assistant Administrator Office of Communications & Public Liaison
Luz Araoz Hopewell Deputy Associate Administrator Office of International Trade
Eugene Cornelius, Jr. Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Field Operations
Calvin Jenkins Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Government Contracting & Business Development
LeAnn Delaney Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Business Development
Patrick Kelley Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Capital Access
Barbara Carson Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Veterans Business Development
Pravina Raghavan Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Investment and Innovation
Joseph Loddo Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Disaster Assistance
Tony Leta Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Capital Access
Tim Gribben Deputy Chief Financial Officer Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Donna Butler Deputy Chief Operating Officer/Chief Administrative Officer Office of Chief Operating Officer
Bridget Bean Deputy Chief Operating Officer/Chief Human Capital Officer Office of Chief Operating Officer
Melvin F. Williams, Jr. Deputy General Counsel Office of General Counsel
Nina Levine Deputy General Counsel Office of General Counsel
Robert A. Westbrooks Deputy Inspector General Office of Inspector General
Yolanda Swift Deputy Ombudsman Office of the National Ombudsman
Sarah Bard Director Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Sara D. Lipscomb, Esq. General Counsel Office of General Counsel
Peggy E. Gustafson Inspector General Office of Inspector General
Brian Castro National Ombudsman and Assistant Administrator Office of the National Ombudsman
Maria Contreras-Sweet SBA Administrator Office of the Administrator
REGIONAL OFFICES
Name Titlesort descending Office
Latrice Thomas Administrative Resource Coordinator Region V
Virginia Geary Administrative Resource Coordinator Region VI
A. Dean Cotton Deputy Regional Administrator Region VII
Antonio Doss District Director Region III, District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)
Brenda L. Jones Regional Administrative Resource Region III
Yolanda Garcia Olivarez Regional Administrator Region VI
Cassius Butts Regional Administrator Region IV
Patricia Brown-Dixon Regional Administrator Region VII
Calvin W. Goings Regional Administrator Region X
Natalia Olson-Urtecho Regional Administrator Region III
Seth A. Goodall Regional Administrator Region I
Matt Varilek Regional Administrator Region VIII
Donna J. Davis Regional Administrator Region IX
Marianne O'Brien Markowitz Regional Administrator Region V
Kellie LeDet Regional Administrator Region II
Becky Greenwald Regional Advocate Region VII
Darla Booker Regional Communications Director Region VI
June Teasley Regional Communications Director Region VII
Christopher J. Hatch Regional Communications Director Region III
Joan Trudell Regional Communications Director Region I
Connie Marshall Regional Communications Director Region X
LOCAL OFFICES
Name Titlesort descending Office
Francisco "Pancho" Marrero Acting District Director New York
Daniel Webster, Jr. Acting District Director Missouri (Kansas City)
Jeffery Campbell Assistant District Director 8(a) Business Development Florida (South)
Althea Harris Assistant District Director for Marketing and Oureach Area 1 (Miami) Florida (South)
Miguel Gonzalez Assistant District Director Lending Relations Florida (South)
Vincent LoPresti Assistant District Director Marketing and Outreach Area 2 (Ft. Pierce) Florida (South)
Robert Chavarria Assistant District Director Marketing and Outreach Area 3 (Tampa) Florida (South)
Malcolm Richards Branch Manager New York (Buffalo)
Glenn Clevenger Branch Manager Ohio (Columbus)
Kenneth Lujan Branch Manager Hawaii
Gary K. Reed Branch Manager Mississippi
Anne Hunt Deputy District Director Massachusetts
Julie Clowes Deputy District Director District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)
Reynald R. Lops Deputy District Director Texas (Lubbock)
Michael Wilk Deputy District Director Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
María de los Ángeles de Jesús Deputy District Director Puerto Rico
Jonel Hein Deputy District Director Florida (South)
Raymond W. Hembree Deputy District Director Alabama
Angela R. Burton Deputy District Director Texas (Lower Rio Grande Valley)
Michael P. Arriola Deputy District Director North Carolina
Shivani Dubey Deputy District Director Arizona
Shannon Madsen Deputy District Director Idaho (Boise)
Tong Qin Deputy District Director & Director for Asian American and Pacific Islander Outreach California (San Francisco)
Kelly Hunt District Director Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)
Bernard J. Paprocki District Director New York (Syracuse)
Manuel R. Gonzalez District Director Texas (Houston)
Stephen D. Umberger District Director Maryland (Baltimore)
Ralph Ross District Director Kentucky
Nancy Libersky District Director Minnesota
Dennis S. Melton District Director Missouri (St. Louis)
Carl B. Knoblock District Director Virginia (Richmond)
Janita R. Stewart District Director Mississippi
Wayne Gardella District Director Montana
Tony Leta District Director Delaware
Lynn Douthett District Director North Carolina
Marilyn Geroux District Director Maine
Leon J. Milobar District Director Nebraska
Carlos G. Mendoza District Director California (Fresno)
Alfred Titone District Director New Jersey
Victor Parker District Director California (Los Angeles)
John C. Woosley District Director New Mexico
Terri L. Denison District Director Georgia
Franklin J. Sciortino District Director New York (Buffalo)
Sam Dickey District Director Alaska
Tom Todt District Director Alabama
David C. Dickson District Director Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
Mark S. Hayward District Director Rhode Island
Linda R. Nelson District Director Arkansas
Elliott O. Cooper District Director South Carolina
Robert J. Blaney District Director Arizona
Yvette T. Collazo District Director Puerto Rico
John L. Brown II District Director South Dakota
Joe McClure District Director California (Sacramento)
Robert S. Steiner District Director Illinois
Walter N. Perry, III District Director Tennessee
Ruben R. Garcia District Director California (San Diego)
Gil Goldberg District Director Ohio (Cleveland)
Herbert Austin District Director Texas (Dallas / Fort Worth)
Mark Quinn District Director California (San Francisco)
John F. Fleming District Director Delaware
Phillip C. Silva District Director Texas (El Paso)
Pamela Sapia District Director Texas (San Antonio)
J. Adalberto Quijada District Director California (Santa Ana)
Martin D. Golden District Director Ohio (Columbus)
Stan Nakano District Director Utah
Bernard M. Sweeney District Director Connecticut
Darcy Carter District Director Vermont
Greta Johansson District Director New Hampshire
Nancy Porzio District Director Washington (Seattle)
Wilfredo J. Gonzalez District Director Florida (North)
Camron Doss District Director Oregon (Portland)
Eric Ness District Director Wisconsin
Francisco A. Marrero District Director Florida (South)
Michael J. Gallagher District Director North Dakota
Judy K. McCauley District Director West Virginia
Edward Cadena District Director Colorado
Amy Lea District Director Wyoming
Joseph Folsom District Director Iowa (Des Moines)
Jane A. Sawyer District Director Hawaii
Joseph Folsom District Director Iowa (Des Moines)
Robert H. Nelson District Director Massachusetts
Rodney Grzadzieleski District Director Idaho (Boise)
Calvin O. Davis District Director Texas (Lubbock)
Gail Gesell District Director Indiana
Antonio Doss District Director Region III, District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)
Wayne Bell District Director Kansas (Wichita)
Sylvia G. Zamponi District Director Texas (Lower Rio Grande Valley)
Michael Ricks District Director Louisiana
Robert Holguin District Director Nevada
Gerald L. Moore District Director Michigan
Robert H. Nelson District Director Massachusetts
Kim Prenter Lender Relations Specialist Florida (South)
Man-Li Lin Supervisory Economic Development Specialist New York
DISASTER OFFICES
Name Titlesort descending Office
Roger Garland Center Director Disaster Assistance Processing & Disbursement Center
Donald Lester Deputy Director Birmingham Loan Servicing Center
Colleen M. Hiam Director Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center
Frank Skaggs Director Disaster Field Operations Center - East
Dennis Bales Director Birmingham Loan Servicing Center
Tanya N. Garfield Director Disaster Field Operations Center - West