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Scot Hardin, Acting District Director

Scot Hardin, Acting Columbus District Director

Scot Hardin is the acting district director for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Columbus District Office. He manages the daily and strategic activities of the Columbus District Office and Cincinnati Branch Office to deliver SBA products and services to customers and stakeholders throughout Ohio.

Hardin also holds the position of deputy district director for the office. He joined SBA in June 1990 as liquidation loan assistance and has worked in a variety of positions such as loan underwriting, loan program marketing and Lead Lender Relations Specialist.  He became the Deputy District Director in 2014.  He brings over 25 years of experience including commercial loan underwriting, servicing and liquidation functions. 

He holds a degree from the University of Akron.