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SBA Massachusetts and Better Business Bureau Announce Strategic Alliance to Bring Ethical Marketplace Resources to Small Businesses

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Release Date: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Release Number: 
Contact:, 617-565-8510

BOSTON — SBA Massachusetts District Director Robert Nelson visited Better Business Bureau New England headquarters in Marlborough to formalize a partnership with a strategic alliance memorandum ceremonial signing. 

“We are excited to formalize our relationship with the Better Business Bureau” said Bob Nelson, Massachusetts SBA District Director.    “As a result, we will be cross educating the small business community on standards of trust and the importance of treating the public fairly and honestly to create an ethical marketplace.”

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“The SBA encompasses similar standards to BBB - to help small business owners succeed in a responsible and focused manner,” said Chief Marketing & Sales Officer for the local BBB, Paula Fleming. “By working together, we can further represent these standards while bringing additional assurance to those seeking trustworthy professionals.”

About Better Business Bureau
BBB is a nonprofit, business-supported organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. BBB provides objective advice, BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.3 million companies, 11,000 charity reviews, dispute resolution services, alerts and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust. Visit for more information.




About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit