Nancy J. Libersky holds the top position as District Director of the Minnesota District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. In this role since 2010, she is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the SBA’s programs which include facilitating loans to small businesses through commercial banks, advocating federal government contracting opportunities for small businesses, and working with local communities in all 87 Minnesota counties on entrepreneurial development and growth opportunities.
Nancy brings to the position 25 years of federal experience, most recently serving as the Regional Manager for International Trade Programs with SBA’s Office of International Trade. Her focus was on supporting small businesses exporters in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota by providing them technical assistance and finance options through government-guaranteed finance programs.
Before coming to SBA, Libersky served as the Director of the SBA 504 Certified Development Corporation covering southern Colorado. Early in her SBA career, Libersky drew on her extensive finance background to underwrite SBA domestic loan programs, and she served as Acting Chief of Finance in SBA’s Denver Regional Office. While in the Colorado Office, she served as Lead Surety Bond Guarantee Specialist and the Regional Women Business Ownership Coordinator.
Born and raised in Pueblo, Colorado, Libersky attended Colorado State University – Pueblo. She moved to the Twin Cities (and the Minnesota SBA District Office) in 1994. In addition to her service at SBA, she has served as an adjunct instructor at Saint Paul College teaching classes such as International Culture, International Marketing, Introduction to International Trade, International Communications and International Finance. She has served on the Minnesota District Export Council, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, and is a member of several international organizations. Libersky lives in Maple Grove with her husband, Jim.
The Minnesota District Office is located at 330 Second Avenue South, Suite 430 in Minneapolis. More information is available on SBA programs and services by visiting the website www.sba.gov/mn or by calling the office at (612) 370-2324.