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US Export Assistance Centers

Is your small business ready to go global? It may be an easier step than you think. Advances in technology can make worldwide commerce achievable for many small businesses, depending on the goods or services you offer.

If you're ready to explore the possibilities and challenges of exporting, U.S. Export Assistance Centers provide the help you need. These centers are located in major metropolitan areas throughout the United States.

Each U.S. Export Assistance Center is staffed by professionals from the SBA, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Export-Import Bank, and other public and private organizations. Together, their mission is to provide the help you need to compete in today's global marketplace. Your local U.S. Export Assistance Center is your one-stop shop, designed to provide export assistance for your small- or medium-sized business.

Find your local U.S. Export Assistance Centers.

Below you will find a list of centers with SBA representatives. These representatives are available to help you with all of you SBA export financing needs.

Network of U.S. Export Assistance Centers with SBA Representatives

Atlanta
Territory: Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, West/Central Tennessee
Sandro Murtas
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Export Assistance Center
75 Fifth Street, NW, Suite 1060
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Tel: 404-815-1496
Fax: 202-481-2966
Email: sandro.murtas@sba.gov
 

Arlington, VA
Territory: Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware
William Houck
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA
Northern Virginia Export Assistance Center
2800 S. Randolph St., Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22206
Tel: 202-557-4063
Fax: 202-292-3539
Email: william.houck@sba.gov
 

Boston
Territory: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island
John Joyce
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Export Assistance Center

JFK Federal Building, Suite 1826A
55 New Sudbury Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02203
Tel: 617-565-4305
Fax: 617-565-4313
Email: john.joyce@sba.gov
 

California
 

Irvine
Territory: Southern California, Nevada
Martin Selander
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
2302 Martin Court, Suite 315
Irvine, CA 92612
Tel: 949-660-8935
Fax: 202-481-4434
Email: martin.selander@sba.gov

 

Los Angeles
Territory: Southern California, Arizona
Pellson Lau
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
444 South Flower Street, 37th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Tel: 213-894-8267
Fax: 202-481-1525
Email: pellson.lau@sba.gov

 

San Francisco
Territory: Northern California – Bakersfield to the Oregon border, Hawaii, Guam
Jeff Deiss
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Small Business Administration
50 Fremont St., Ste. 2450
San Francisco, California 94105
Tel: 415-744-7730
Fax:  202-292-3534
Email: jeff.deiss@sba.gov

 

Charlotte
Territory: North Carolina, South Carolina, Eastern Tennessee
Dan Holt
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Export Assistance Center

521 East Morehead Street, Suite 435
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Tel: 704-333-4886 ext. 226
Fax: 704-332-2681
Email: daniel.holt@sba.gov

 

Chicago
Territory: Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa
John Nevell
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Export Assistance Center

200 West Adams Street, Suite 2450
Chicago, Illinois 60606
Tel: 312-353-8065
Fax: 202-481-2281
Email: john.nevell@sba.gov

 

Cleveland
Territory: Ohio, Western New York, Western Pennsylvania
Patrick Hayes
International Trade Finance Manager, Eastern U.S.
Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Export Assistance Center

600 Superior Avenue, Suite 700
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Tel: 216-522-4731
Fax: 216-522-2235
Email: patrick.hayes@sba.gov

 

Dallas/Fort Worth
Territory: Texas, Oklahoma
Rick Schulze
International Trade Finance Manager - Western U.S. .
Office of International Trade, SBA

North Texas Export Assistance Center
U.S. Small Business Administration
4300 Amon Carter, Blvd., Suite 114
Fort Worth, Texas 76155
Tel: 817-684-5506
Fax: 817-684-5516
Email: richard.schulze@sba.gov

Denver
Territory: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
Bryson Patterson
Export Finance Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Export Assistance Center
1999 Broadway, Suite 2205
Denver, CO 80202
Tel: 303-844-6622
Fax: 202-481-0540
Email: bryson.patterson@sba.gov

Detroit
Territory: Michigan, Indiana
John O’Gara
Regional Manager
Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Export Assistance Center
440 Burroughs, Suite 315
Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 872-6793
Fax: (202) 481-2666
Email: john.ogara@sba.gov

Miami
Territory: Florida, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Mary Hernandez
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
5835 Blue Lagoon Drive, Suite 203
Miami, Florida 33126
Tel: 305-526-7425 ext. 21
Fax: 202-481-4471
Email: mary.hernandez@sba.gov

Minneapolis
Territory: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota
Carlos Sosa
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Export Assistance Center
100 North Sixth Street 210-C Butler Square
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
Tel:  612-348-1642
Fax: 612-370-2303
Email: carlos.sosa@sba.gov
 

New Orleans
Territory: Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi
Reginald Harley
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
423 Canal Street, Suite 419
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Tel: 504-589-6730
Fax: 202-481-0523
Email:  reginald.harley@sba.gov
 

New York City
Territory: New York City’s 5 boroughs, Long Island, Westchester, Mid-Hudson and Eastern Upstate NY, New Jersey
Toni Corsini
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Export Assistance Center
290 Broadway, Room 1312
New York, New York 10007
Tel: 212-809-2645
Fax: 212-809-2687
Email: toni.corsini@sba.gov
 

Philadelphia
Territory: Eastern Pennsylvania
Robert Elsas
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
The Curtis Center
601 Walnut Street, Suite 580 West
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Tel: 215-597-6110
Fax: 202-481-5216
Email: robert.elsas@sba.gov
 

Seattle
Territory: Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho
Sandra Edwards
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Export Assistance Center
2001 Sixth Avenue, Suite 2610
Seattle, Washington 98121
Tel: 206-553-0051 ext.228
Fax: 206-553-7253
Email: sandra.edwards@sba.gov
 

St. Louis
Territory: Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
John Blum
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
4300 Goodfellow Blvd., Building 110, Suite 1100A
St. Louis, Missouri 63120
Tel:  314-260-3788
Fax: 314-260-3792
Email: john.blum@sba.gov