Arthur Plews

Chief of Staff

Mr. Plews has been selected to serve as Chief of Staff in the Office of the Administrator, at the U.S. Small Business Administration. In this role, Mr. Plews is responsible for providing advice, guidance, and assistance to the Administrator and other key agency officials in multiple program areas to ensure strategic execution, analysis, and coordination. He will actively participate in both internal and external coordination of programs and policy development for existing, evolving, and new agency-wide programs.

Prior to this role, Mr. Plews worked at Stripe, a financial technology company and payment provider, from 2017 to 2021 where he helped direct a series of strategic business initiatives across different pillars of the company. Mr. Plews previously served at SBA from 2014 to 2017, first as a Policy Advisor and then as Chief Innovation Officer.

In addition to his experience, Mr. Plews has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University and a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School.