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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
Iris Argueta Acting Assistant Administrator Office of Communications & Public Liaison
Thaddeus Inge Acting Assistant Administrator for Congressional and Legislative Affairs Office of the Administrator
Barb Carson Acting Associate Administrator Office of Veterans Business Development
Matthew Varilek Acting Chief Operating Officer Office of Chief Operating Officer
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
Eileen Sánchez Associate Administrator Office of International Trade
Carroll A. Thomas Associate Administrator Office of Small Business Development Centers
John Shoraka Associate Administrator Office of Government Contracting & Business Development
Jackquline Robinson-Burnette Associate Administrator Office of Business Development
Tameka Montgomery Associate Administrator Office of Entrepreneurial Development
Javier Saade Associate Administrator Office of Investment and Innovation
Tami Perriello Chief Financial Officer Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Renee Macklin Chief Information Officer Office of Chief Operating Officer
Nicolas Maduros Chief of Staff Office of the Administrator
Sara D. Lipscomb, Esq. Chief Risk Officer Office of the Administrator
Mina Wales Deputy Assistant Administrator Office of Communications & Public Liaison
Eugene Cornelius, Jr. Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Field Operations
Joseph Loddo Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Disaster Assistance
Lori Gillen Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Entrepreneurial Development
John Miller Deputy Associate Administrator Office of Capital Access
Tim Gribben Deputy Chief Financial Officer Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Patrick Kelley Deputy Chief of Staff Office of the Administrator
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
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
Melvin F. Williams, Jr. 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
Isabella Guzman Senior Advisor to the Administrator Office of the Administrator
REGIONAL OFFICES
Name Titlesort descending Office
Claudia Rodgers Acting Chief Counsel for Advocacy Region X
Latrice Thomas Administrative Resource Coordinator Region V
Virginia Geary Administrative Resource Coordinator Region VI
A. Dean Cotton Deputy Regional Administrator Region VII
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
Rita Chappelle Regional Communications Director Region II
LOCAL OFFICES
Name Titlesort descending Office
Angela R. Burton Acting District Director Texas (Lower Rio Grande Valley)
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)
Gary K. Reed Branch Manager Mississippi
Kenneth Lujan Branch Manager Hawaii
Michael T. Kane Deputy Director, Eastern Pennsylvania District Office Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
Raymond W. Hembree Deputy District Director Alabama
Michael P. Arriola Deputy District Director North Carolina
Shannon Madsen Deputy District Director Idaho (Boise)
Frances A. Padilla Deputy District Director Colorado
Julie Clowes Deputy District Director District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)
Shivani Dubey Deputy District Director Arizona
Dawn Golik Deputy District Director California (Fresno)
Reynald R. Lops Deputy District Director Texas (Lubbock)
María de los Ángeles de Jesús Deputy District Director Puerto Rico
Anne Hunt Deputy District Director Massachusetts
Jonel Hein Deputy District Director Florida (South)
Tong Qin Deputy District Director & Director for Asian American and Pacific Islander Outreach California (San Francisco)
Antonio (Tony) Leta Director, Eastern Pennsylvania District Office Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
Dennis S. Melton District Director Missouri (St. Louis)
Janita R. Stewart District Director Mississippi
Wayne Gardella District Director Montana
Lynn Douthett District Director North Carolina
Leon J. Milobar District Director Nebraska
Yvette T. Collazo District Director Puerto Rico
Alfred Titone District Director New Jersey
Robert S. Steiner District Director Illinois
John C. Woosley District Director New Mexico
Gil Goldberg District Director Ohio (Cleveland)
Franklin J. Sciortino District Director New York (Buffalo)
John F. Fleming District Director Delaware
Carlos G. Mendoza District Director California (Fresno)
Martin D. Golden District Director Ohio (Columbus)
Mark S. Hayward District Director Rhode Island
Victor Parker District Director California (Los Angeles)
Elliott O. Cooper District Director South Carolina
Terri L. Denison District Director Georgia
John L. Brown II District Director South Dakota
Sam Dickey District Director Alaska
Camron Doss District Director Oregon (Portland)
Walter N. Perry, III District Director Tennessee
Tom Todt District Director Alabama
Michael J. Gallagher District Director North Dakota
Herbert Austin District Director Texas (Dallas / Fort Worth)
Edward Cadena District Director Colorado
Phillip C. Silva District Director Texas (El Paso)
Linda R. Nelson District Director Arkansas
Stan Nakano District Director Utah
Robert J. Blaney District Director Arizona
Robert H. Nelson District Director Massachusetts
Darcy Carter District Director Vermont
Joe McClure District Director California (Sacramento)
Ruben R. Garcia District Director California (San Diego)
Nancy Porzio District Director Washington (Seattle)
Mark Quinn District Director California (San Francisco)
Antonio Doss District Director District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)
Eric Ness District Director Wisconsin
J. Adalberto Quijada District Director California (Santa Ana)
Amy Lea District Director Wyoming
Bernard M. Sweeney District Director Connecticut
Jane A. Sawyer District Director Hawaii
Greta Johansson District Director New Hampshire
Robert Holguin District Director Nevada
Karen Friel District Director West Virginia
Wilfredo J. Gonzalez District Director Florida (North)
Kelly Hunt District Director Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)
Calvin O. Davis District Director Texas (Lubbock)
Tim Jeffcoat District Director Texas (Houston)
Francisco A. Marrero District Director Florida (South)
Anthony Ruiz District Director Texas (San Antonio)
Beth Goldberg District Director New York
Gerald L. Moore District Director Michigan
Jayne Armstrong District Director Iowa (Des Moines)
Rodney Grzadzieleski District Director Idaho (Boise)
Bernard J. Paprocki District Director New York (Syracuse)
Stacey Poynter District Director Indiana
Carl B. Knoblock District Director Virginia (Richmond)
Ralph Ross District Director Kentucky
Wayne Bell District Director Kansas (Wichita)
Michael Ricks District Director Louisiana
Marilyn Geroux District Director Maine
Stephen D. Umberger District Director Maryland (Baltimore)
Nancy Libersky District Director Minnesota
Kim Prenter Lender Relations Specialist Florida (South)
John L. Banks SBA Delaware Deputy District Director Delaware
Man-Li Lin Supervisory Economic Development Specialist New York
DISASTER OFFICES
Name Titlesort descending Office
Roger Garland Center Director Disaster Assistance Processing & Disbursement Center
Joyce Britt Jackson Center Director El Paso Disaster Loan Servicing Center
Modupe A. Oguntolu Deputy Center Director El Paso Disaster Loan Servicing Center
Jeffrey Browning Deputy Director Birmingham Loan Servicing Center
Colleen M. Hiam Director Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center
Frank Skaggs Director Disaster Field Operations Center - East
Tanya N. Garfield Director Disaster Field Operations Center - West
Sonya Hubbard Director Birmingham Loan Servicing Center