Lynn Bromley Appointed Region I Advocate
Release Date: Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Release Number: 10-17 ADV
Contact: Patrick Morris (202) 205-6941
Email: patrick.morris@sba.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ms. Lynn Bromley is the new Regional Advocate for the Office of Advocacy’s Region I, covering the states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. She will be the Office of Advocacy’s direct link to small business owners, state and local government agencies, state legislators, trade and small business associations.

“Lynn Bromley is a dedicated public servant who has worked diligently on behalf of small business, and she will bring that dedication to the Regional Advocate position,” said Chief Counsel for Advocacy Winslow Sargeant. “As a former Maine state senator and a small business owner, Bromley will use her experience and skills to successfully advocate for small businesses throughout the New England region.”

“The majority of job creation occurs in small businesses,” said Bromley. “Advocacy’s mission is to assure that the concerns and well-being of small businesses are on the front burner in Washington, D.C. Small business owners are heroes, in my opinion, and I’m honored to bring their voice to Washington.”

Prior to her appointment, Bromley was the principal in Audax Group LLC, a Maine consulting practice specializing in business development and private/public partnerships. From January 2000 to December 2008, she served as a senator in the Maine Legislature where she was chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Business, Research and Economic Development. In addition Bromley was co-chair of the Maine Economic Growth Council. She has a master’s degree in Social Work from Boston College and a bachelor of arts degree from Bridgewater State College.

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 www.sba.gov/advo

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. For more information, visit www.sba.gov/advo, or call (202) 205-6533.