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SBA Names Dallas/Ft. Worth District Public Information Officer

Release Date: 
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Release Number: 
13-DFW
Advisory Date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Contact: 
Arlene C. Brown (817) 684-5541

 

Fort Worth, Texas– The U. S. Small Business Administration, Dallas/Fort Worth (D/FW) District Office named Ahmad Goree as the Public Information Officer (PIO).  Goree has worked in the D/FW District Office since June of 2010.

In his new role as PIO, Goree will work closely with media outlets on promoting SBA services throughout 72 counties.  “Ahmad has the energy and experience to work with local media to effectively promote SBA’s programs and resources” said D/FW District Director Herbert Austin. 

In addition to his role as PIO, Goree is an Economic Development Specialist, where works on building and maintaining collaborative partnerships with small business stakeholders such as economic development practitioners, chambers of commerce, business associations, educational institutions and civic/community organizations.

Prior to SBA, Goree worked as a Senior Legislative Aide for Business and Commerce in the Office of State Senator Royce West. In that role, Goree was responsible for monitoring the State of Texas’ Historically Underutilize Business (HUB) program and developing policies to improve it. Goree holds a B.S. in History from Jarvis Christian College and a Master‘s Degree in Political Science from Dallas Baptist University. 

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