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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
Barb Carson Acting Associate Administrator Office of Veterans Business Development
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
Thaddeus Inge Associate Administrator Office of Congressional & Legislative Affairs
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
Matthew Varilek Chief Operating Officer Office of Chief Operating Officer
Doug Kramer Counselor to the Administrator 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
Henry C. Pitney 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
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
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
Darla Booker Regional Communications Director Region VI
Stan Nakano Stan Nakano, acting Region VIII Administrator Region VIII
LOCAL OFFICES
Name Titlesort descending Office
Vacant 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)
Gary K. Reed Branch Manager Mississippi
Kenneth Lujan Branch Manager Hawaii
Malcolm Richards Branch Manager New York (Buffalo)
Glenn Clevenger Branch Manager Ohio (Columbus)
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)
Julie Clowes Deputy District Director District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)
Shivani Dubey Deputy District Director Arizona
Frances A. Padilla Deputy District Director Colorado
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
Dawn Golik Deputy District Director California (Fresno)
Jonel Hein Deputy District Director Florida (South)
Gary Reed Deputy District Director Mississippi
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)
Tom Todt District Director Alabama
Michael J. Gallagher District Director North Dakota
Walter N. Perry, III District Director Tennessee
Edward Cadena District Director Colorado
Herbert Austin District Director Texas (Dallas / Fort Worth)
Linda R. Nelson District Director Arkansas
Angela R. Burton District Director Texas (Lower Rio Grande Valley)
Phillip C. Silva District Director Texas (El Paso)
Robert J. Blaney District Director Arizona
Robert H. Nelson District Director Massachusetts
Stan Nakano District Director Utah
Darcy Carter District Director Vermont
Joe McClure District Director California (Sacramento)
Nancy Porzio District Director Washington (Seattle)
Ruben R. Garcia District Director California (San Diego)
Antonio Doss District Director District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)
Eric Ness District Director Wisconsin
Mark Quinn District Director California (San Francisco)
Amy Lea District Director Wyoming
J. Adalberto Quijada District Director California (Santa Ana)
Jane A. Sawyer District Director Hawaii
Bernard M. Sweeney District Director Connecticut
Robert Holguin District Director Nevada
Greta Johansson District Director New Hampshire
Kelly Hunt District Director Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)
Calvin O. Davis District Director Texas (Lubbock)
Wilfredo J. Gonzalez District Director Florida (North)
Francisco A. Marrero District Director Florida (South)
Beth Goldberg District Director New York
Gerald L. Moore District Director Michigan
Bernard J. Paprocki District Director New York (Syracuse)
Rodney Grzadzieleski District Director Idaho (Boise)
Carl B. Knoblock District Director Virginia (Richmond)
Ralph Ross District Director Kentucky
Stacey Poynter District Director Indiana
Karen Friel District Director West Virginia
Wayne Bell District Director Kansas (Wichita)
Tim Jeffcoat District Director Texas (Houston)
Michael Ricks District Director Louisiana
Anthony Ruiz District Director Texas (San Antonio)
Marilyn Geroux District Director Maine
Stephen D. Umberger District Director Maryland (Baltimore)
Jayne Armstrong District Director Iowa (Des Moines)
Nancy Libersky District Director Minnesota
Dennis S. Melton District Director Missouri (St. Louis)
Janita R. Stewart District Director Mississippi
Wayne Gardella District Director Montana
Gilbert B. Goldberg District Director Ohio (Cleveland)
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
John F. Fleming District Director Delaware
Franklin J. Sciortino District Director New York (Buffalo)
Carlos G. Mendoza District Director California (Fresno)
Martin D. Golden District Director Ohio (Columbus)
Victor Parker District Director California (Los Angeles)
Mark S. Hayward District Director Rhode Island
Terri L. Denison District Director Georgia
Elliott O. Cooper District Director South Carolina
Sam Dickey District Director Alaska
Camron Doss District Director Oregon (Portland)
John L. Brown II District Director South Dakota
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
Joyce Britt Jackson Center Director El Paso Disaster Loan Servicing Center
Roger Garland Center Director Disaster Assistance Processing & Disbursement Center
Modupe A. Oguntolu Deputy Center Director El Paso Disaster Loan Servicing Center
Jeffrey Browning Deputy Director Birmingham Loan Servicing Center
Sonya Hubbard 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