In 2013, Tameka Montgomery was appointed by President Obama to lead the Office of Entrepreneurial Development at the U.S. Small Business Administration. In her capacity as Associate Administrator, she is charged with driving programs and policies that support national entrepreneurial training and education programs such as Small Business Development Center, Women’s Business Centers, Regional Innovation Clusters, ScaleUp America and the national SCORE mentoring program. Ms. Montgomery believes that small businesses truly are the economic backbone of our nation.
Impact Studies of Entrepreneurial Development Clients – Workgroup
The purpose of the group is to identify the attributes and risks of the current methods used by all resource partners and to convey program impact data to stakeholders; to seek out industry best practices; to identify alternative models; look at pros and cons; and explore a new collaborative model and resource requirements, timelines, etc. for implementation.