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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 developed many small business loan and 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, colleges, etc. regarding SBA Programs. Please e-mail vallerie.morse@sba.gov 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 Small Business Development Centers. SBDCs also conduct training events throughout the district - some require a nominal registration fee.

  • Assistance to businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals through the Minority Enterprise Development Program. For more information, call the Vermont District Office at (802) 828-4422.

  • Women's Business Ownership Representatives are available to advise women business owners, call the Vermont District Office at 802 828-4422.

  • 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  x203
District Director
Vallerie Morse  x211
Deputy District Director
Kathy Andrus  x201
Economic Development Specialist
Chris Herriman  x206
Economic Development Specialist
Joan Hudson  x208
Economic Development Specialist
Susan Mazza  x209
Lender Relations Specialist
Daniel Monahan  x215
Public Affairs Specialist


Kevin Morehouse  x221
Lender Relations Specialist