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SBA Philadelphia District Director David Dickson, Maria Frizelle Roberts and her sister Sandra with NBC10's Tracy Davidson
SBA Philadelphia District Director David Dickson, Maria Frizelle Roberts and her sister Sandra with NBC10's Tracy Davidson at SBA Awards Ceremony. Eastern Pa. 2014 Small Business Person Of Year expands with help from SBA’s Philadelphia District Office Maria Frizelle Roberts of MFR Consultants, Inc. uses SBA counseling, programs, products, services to expand and succeed
SBA Celebrates Veteran-Owned Small Business Success

U.S. Small Business Administration Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Natalia Olson-Urtecho celebrated the success of veteran-owned small businesses in observance of Veterans Day at Yurchak Printing, Inc. Wed., Nov. 6, 2013. Olson-Urtecho highlighted how local veteran-owned small businesses may be able to benefit from SBA programs to start businesses and create jobs like Yurchak Printing, Inc., a veteran-owned business which obtained a $1.2 million 504 loan in 2011, through SBA lending partners EDC Finance Corporation and Metro Bank, to refinance its building and equipment as well as to acquire another firm.

"It’s great to be able to recognize veteran-owned businesses. At SBA we understand how much our nation’s veterans have given during their service and we are honored to serve them," Olson-Urtecho said. “Small businesses are absolutely vital to our region’s economy as well as our nation’s economy. Veteran-owned small businesses like Yurchak Printing, Inc. are exactly what... Read More

SBA’s 2013 National Small Business Exporter Of Year for Eastern Penn., Mid-Atlantic Region and Nation

Zeigler Bros., Inc.: SBA Programs Lead To Innovation, Exports

U.S. Small Business Administration Philadelphia District Director David Dickson, Matthew P. Zeigler and Timothy M. Zeigler with Regional Administrator Natalia Olson-Urtecho.

Recognized as SBA’s Eastern Pa., Mid-Atlantic Region and National 2013 Small Business Exporter of the Year, Zeigler Bros., Inc. knows the importance of exporting to its bottom line and the usefulness of SBA programs and
resource partners in reaching those markets.

Now in its third generation of family-owned leadership with Dr. Thomas R., Timothy M. and Matthew P. Zeigler, the company, founded in 1935, continues to develop new and innovative technologies for specialty feed, focusing on aquaculture, pet, zoo and laboratory animal feed for bio-medical research.

“Zeigler Bros., Inc. has worked with the SBA and Kutztown SBDC for more than 16 years for assistance in areas as diverse as trade barrier issues to export... Read More

SBA Loan Helps York, Penn.’s Goddard School Open

SBA-Backed Woman-Owned Small Business Expected To Create 20-25 Jobs With Help From SBA-Guaranteed Loan

Natalia Olson-Urtecho, SBA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator and Leena Patel, Owner, York Goddard School at the grand opening event with John Banks, Lead Business Development Specialist, SBA Philadelphia District Office, Joe Schumacher, CEO of the Goddard Systems, Inc., Dzana Homan, COO of the Goddard Systems, Inc. and Thomas Blackburne, VP of SBA lending at TD Bank

U.S. Small Business Administration Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Natalia Olson-Urtecho celebrated Women's History Month by attending the groundbreaking ceremony for a Goddard School in York, Pennsylvania expected to create 20-25 jobs Thursday, March 14, 2013.  

"At SBA, celebrating Women's History Month includes reflecting on the important role women business owners play in our economy and why support for women-owned small business ownership is so important here in... Read More

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