Becky Greenwald Appointed Region VII Advocate
Release Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Release Number: 11-05 ADV
Contact: Patrick Morris (202) 205-6941
Email: patrick.morris@sba.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Becky Greenwald is the new Regional Advocate for the Office of Advocacy’s Region VII, covering the states of Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas. She will be the Office of Advocacy’s direct link to small business owners, state and local government agencies, state legislators, trade associations, and small business organizations.

“Becky Greenwald understands the importance of small business to our economy and the Midwest. Throughout her career, Becky has worked in business and professional associations that have served her community” said Chief Counsel for Advocacy Winslow Sargeant. “With over twenty years of experience in domestic and international sales and marketing, Becky is uniquely equipped to advocate on behalf of small businesses throughout the region. We are happy to welcome her to the Advocacy team.”

“Small businesses are not only important to our economy, they are essential to communities,” said Greenwald. “It is an honor to work with and on behalf of the small business communities in Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas. As the Regional Advocate, I look forward to the opportunity to provide Washington with the important concerns and insights of this community.”

Greenwald has worked in the agricultural sector in the Midwest for over twenty years. As a services manager with Pioneer Hi-Bred International she promoted the change and adoption of critical new business initiatives for customers, field management staff and sales forces. Greenwald is a member of the National Agri-Marketing Association, the American Forge and Grassland Council, and has received two DuPont Volunteer Recognition Awards. Greenwald has a master’s degree in business administration from Drake University and a bachelor of science degree in family environment from Iowa State University.

For more information contact Michael Landweber, Senior Advisor and Director of Regional Affairs directly at (202) 205-6945, or visit the Office of Advocacy website at http://www.sba.gov/advocacy

The Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent voice for small business within the federal government. The presidentially appointed Chief Counsel for Advocacy advances the views, concerns, and interests of small business before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, federal courts, and state policymakers. Regional advocates and an office in Washington, D.C., support the Chief Counsel’s efforts. For more information, visit http://www.sba.gov/advocacy, or call (202) 205-6533.