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John C. Woosley is the District Director of the New Mexico SBA District Office located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. John is responsible for overseeing the delivery of SBA’s many services and programs to the 33 counties in New Mexico. John joined the SBA in September of 2006.
John has 30 years of experience comprising his work as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), in manufacturing and operations and in sales. As a CPA, John provided accounting, financing and computer consulting to small businesses while working for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and CPA firms in San Diego, California. He also worked with SBA resource partner SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, teaching courses to small business owners during the 1980’s. He managed factories and manufacturing operations in the United States and in Mexico, where he lived for 10 years in Tijuana and one year in Mexico City, where he was working when NAFTA became effective. He also served as the sales manager for Mexico for Genlyte, a major lighting fixture manufacturer. He is experienced in promoting the export of U.S. made products to other countries and has extensive knowledge of and skills in international business.
John grew up working in his father’s lumber yard in Pinckneyville, IL. From 2001 to 2005 he ran his family’s small business, Brendan Screenprint & Embroidery, an apparel and promotional products supplier in Orange County, California.
Most recently John worked as a business broker with Vanguard Resource Group in San Diego, California, assisting in the valuation, purchase and sale of small and medium size businesses. He provided services to small business owners, counseling them on how to enhance the values of their enterprises. This included marketing, operational, and financing strategies that would increase the viability of those businesses as income sources for the owners’ families and increase their attractiveness for potential acquirers.
John received his Bachelors in and Masters degrees in Accountancy from the University of Illinois. He has been licensed as a CPA in Illinois, Wisconsin and California. John resides with his wife Patricia in Albuquerque, New Mexico.