In 2016, Larry Stubblefield was selected as Assistant Administrator for the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Civil Rights at the Small Business Administration. In this capacity, he serves as the principal advisor to the Administrator and senior executive staff on equal employment opportunity, civil rights, workforce diversity and workplace inclusion matters. He provides leadership, direction and assistance in championing a diverse workforce and inclusive culture through ensuring equal access and equitable treatment regarding employment and entrepreneurial endeavors.
Prior to his SBA position, Mr. Stubblefield served in various EEO roles. As the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Diversity and Leadership, he provided guidance and acted on behalf of the Assistant Secretary of the Army, and Manpower and Reserve Affairs regarding plans, programs, policy formulation, decisions and practices pertaining to Diversity and Leadership. He also served as the Functional Chief Representative for the Army’s Equal Employment Opportunity Career Program and was responsible for addressing issues of accessibility and public use of Army facilities. In addition, Mr. Stubblefield has served in numerous leadership positions such as Acting Executive Director for the US Army Information Technology Agency, Executive Director for the US Army Headquarters Services, Executive Officer and Senior Military Advisor to the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army and Deputy Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army.
With thirty years of active military duty, Mr. Larry Stubblefield retired from the Army with the rank of colonel and was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in September 2005.
Mr. Stubblefield has received a number of degrees to include: Masters of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Master of Strategic Studies from the US Army War College; MA in Business Organizational Management from the University of Laverne; and Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.