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Laketa Henderson, Acting District Director

Laketa Henderson, Acting District Director has been with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) eight years. During her tenure she has worked in the Washington Metropolitan District Office (WMADO), the Alabama District Office as a Business Opportunity Specialist (BOS) and as a Supervisory BOS. Prior to joining the Michigan District Office, she was the Deputy District Director at the San Antonio District Office. At the Michigan District Office, she is responsible for managing a team that counsels and provides numerous resources to small businesses to help facilitate their development and growth in the 8(a) Business Development Program. Prior to joining the SBA, Ms. Henderson a Native Detroiter worked over twenty years in the Automotive Industry with General Motors, Toyota and Hyundai. Ms. Henderson has a bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs and a master’s in business administration; she is also an Army Veteran who served for 7 years abroad and stateside.