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About the Vermont District Office

About the Vermont District Office

About Our Office: 

The Vermont District Office is located in the capital city of Montpelier at 87 State Street. The District Office provides financial services to the small business community throughout the entire state. With 625,000 residents, Vermont is the 3rd least populated state in the nation. However, the Green Mountain State supports a vast network of highly successful small business ventures, ranging from home-grown, self-employment operations to larger businesses of up to 500 employees.

Services Available

Over the years, the SBA has guaranteed countless small business loans and developed many assistance programs, special outreach efforts and initiatives to aid and inform small businesses. The following describes briefly all the services and information available through this office:

SBA Presenters are available to speak to small business groups, chambers, schools and colleges about regarding SBA Programs. Please e-mail  vallerie.morse@sba.gov (link sends e-mail) for more information.

  • Free counseling, advice and information on starting a business through the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE).
  • Financial assistance for new or existing businesses through guaranteed loans made by area bank and non-bank lenders. For more information, call (802) 828-4422.
  • Free consulting services through the network of the Vermont Small Business Development Centers. The VtSBDC also conducts training events throughout the state.
  • Special loan programs are available for businesses involved in international trade.
  • A Veterans Affairs Officer is available to counsel veterans.

SBA Vermont District Office Staff:

Darcy Carter(link sends e-mail)  x203

District Director

Vallerie Morse (link sends e-mail)  x211

Deputy District Director 

Chris Herriman (link sends e-mail)  x206

Economic Development Specialist

Susan Mazza (link sends e-mail) x209

Lender Relations Specialist 

Daniel Monahan (link sends e-mail)  x215

Public Affairs Specialist

Kevin Morehouse (link sends e-mail) x221

Lender Relations Specialist