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Joshua Stutzman, Deputy District Director

Joshua Stutzman is the Deputy District Director for the Kentucky District Office. Previously, he was the SBA Cincinnati Branch Manager for two years, where he managed the strategic efforts and daily operations of SBA’s activities in the 16 counties in Cincinnati, Ohio metropolitan area. The office is a branch of SBA’s Columbus District Office, which serves 60 counties in central and southern Ohio. 

Earlier in his SBA career, Joshua was the Supervisory Business Opportunity Specialist for the 8(a) Business Development Division of the SBA South Florida District Office. In that role, which he held for three years, Joshua ensured that small business owners who are socially and economically disadvantaged were able to successfully leverage the various SBA certification programs and services designed to help them succeed in the federal marketplace. 

Joshua has over 11 years of federal government service. Before joining the SBA, he worked as a Quality Assurance Program Coordinator and Contract Specialist/Procurement Analyst with the Department of Defense at MacDill AFB in Tampa, Florida. He attended the Defense Acquisition University and achieved his Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II Contracting certification and Level I certification in Program Management. 

Before his federal civilian service, Joshua worked in the business/sales field and office management for over 12 years in Cincinnati and Miami, Florida. He has also served over 19 years in the U.S. Army. After moving to Florida, Joshua transitioned into the Army Reserves, and he continues to serve. Joshua was a Senior NCO (E-7) and Combat Medic before taking a Commission in the Army Reserves as a Health Systems Services Manager.

Joshua Stutzman is originally from Cincinnati. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from Thomas More College in Northern Kentucky.