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About Us

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 2nd 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 SBA Programs. Please 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.
  • The Vermont Women’s Business Center ensures all women, regardless of their economic status, are offered affordable, comprehensive services to start and/or grow a business.
  • 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 , District Director 
802-828-4422 Ext. 203

Susan Mazza, Supervisory Economic Development Specialist 
802-828-4422 Ext. 209

Chris Herriman, Economic Development Specialist 
802-828-4422 Ext. 206

Daniel Monahan, Public Affairs Specialist 
802-828-4422 Ext. 215

Kevin Morehouse, Lender Relations Specialist 
802-828-4422 Ext. 221

Brian DeClue, Lender Relations Specialist 
802-828-4422 Ext. 221