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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

 

Arlington
Territory: Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia
William Houck
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

Northern Virginia Export Assistance Center
1501 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1225
Arlington, VA 22209
Tel: 202-557-4063
Fax: 202-292-3539
Email: william.houck@sba.gov

 

Atlanta
Territory: Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, Western and Central Tennessee 
David Leonard 
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group 
Office of International Trade, SBA 

U.S. Export Assistance Center 
75 Fifth Street, NW, Suite 1060 
Atlanta, GA 30308 
Tel: 404-815-1496

David.Leonard@sba.gov 

Georgia, Western and Central Tennessee – Please contact our Charlotte office. 
Kentucky – Please contact our Cleveland office. 
Alabama – Please contact our New Orleans office. 
 

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, MA 02203
Tel: 617-565-4305
Fax: 617-565-4313
Email: john.joyce@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, NC 28202
Tel: 704-333-4886 ext. 226
Email: daniel.holt@sba.gov

 

Chicago
Territory: Wisconsin, Illinois
Dennis Foldenauer
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
233 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 260
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: 312-953-8054
Fax: 202-481-2281
Email: dennis.foldenauer@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
Howard M. Metzenbaum U.S. Courthouse
201 Superior Avenue East, Suite 424
Cleveland, OH 44114
Tel: 216-522-4731
Fax: 202-481-4843
Email: patrick.hayes@sba.gov

 

Dallas/Fort Worth
Territory: Western, Central and Northern Texas, Oklahoma
Alale Allal
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

North Texas Export Assistance Center
4300 Amon Carter Boulevard, Suite 114
Fort Worth, TX 76155
Tel: 817-684-5506
Fax: 817-684-5516
Email: alale.allal@sba.gov

 

Denver
Territory: Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
Bryson Patterson
Regional 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, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
211 West Fort Street, Suite 315
Detroit, MI 48226
Tel: 313-226-3038
Fax: 202-481-2666
Email: john.ogara@sba.gov

 

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

 

Miami
Territory: Southern 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, FL 33126
Tel: 305-526-7425 ext. 21
Fax: 202-481-4471
Email: mary.hernandez@sba.gov

 

Minneapolis
Territory: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa
Carlos Sosa
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
330 2nd Avenue South, Suite 402A
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Tel: 612-348-1642
Fax: 202-481-4065
Email: carlos.sosa@sba.gov

 

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

U.S. Export Assistance Center
423 Canal Street, Suite 419
New Orleans, LA 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, NY 10007
Tel: 212-809-2645
Fax: 212-809-2687
Email: toni.corsini@sba.gov

 

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

SBA Philadelphia District Office
Parkview Tower
1150 First Avenue, Suite 1001
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Tel: 610-382-3069
Fax: 202-481-5216
Email: robert.elsas@sba.gov

 

Portland
Territory: South Western Washington, Oregon, Southern Idaho, Montana, Guam, Hawaii
James Newton
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
One World Trade Center
121 SW Salmon Street, Suite 242
Portland, OR 97204
Tel: 503-326-5498

Fax: 503-326-6351
Email: james.newton@sba.gov

 

San Francisco
Territory: Northern California—Bakersfield to the Oregon border
Jeff Deiss
International Trade Finance Manager, Western U.S.
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Small Business Administration
50 Fremont Street, Suite 2450
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel: 415-744-7730
Fax: 202-292-3534
Email: jeff.deiss@sba.gov

 

Seattle
Territory: Washington, Alaska, Northern Idaho
Lee Gibbs
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group

Office of International Trade, SBA
U.S. Export Assistance Center
2001 Sixth Avenue, Suite 2610
Seattle, WA 98121
Tel: 206-553-0051
Fax: 206-553-7253
Email:  leland.gibbs@sba.gov

 

St. Louis 
Territory: Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska 
Larry Cresswell

Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
4300 Goodfellow Boulevard, Building 110, Suite 1100-A
St. Louis, MO 63120
Tel: 314-260-3788
Fax: 202-741-6710
Email: larry.cresswell@sba.gov

 

Tampa
Territory: Northern and Central Florida
Sandro Murtas
Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group
Office of International Trade, SBA

U.S. Export Assistance Center
13805 58th Street North, Suite 1-200
Clearwater, FL 33760
Tel: 727-464-7177
Fax: 202-481-0999
Email: sandro.murtas@sba.gov