Profile | Edward J. Cadena
Sep29

Profile | Edward J. Cadena

Edward J. Cadena is the District Director for SBA’s Colorado District Office. Cadena will be responsible for the delivery of SBA programs and services throughout the state of Colorado. He is formerly the District Director of the Nevada District. “I’m happy to be back in Colorado and I look forward to strengthening an already healthy Colorado economy by getting more capital into the hands of small business owners and providing broader...

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Business | The Proposed SBA Budget
Feb04

Business | The Proposed SBA Budget

On Monday, President Obama presented his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget to Congress.  Below is a statement from the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Maria Contreras-Sweet. “This budget shows what we can do if we invest in America’s future and commit to an economy that rewards hard work, generates rising incomes, and allows everyone to share in the prosperity of a growing America. The President looks to the SBA...

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Maria Contreras-Sweet Ceremonially Sworn In as Administrator of SBA
Apr08

Maria Contreras-Sweet Ceremonially Sworn In as Administrator of SBA

Maria Contreras-Sweet Ceremonially Sworn In as Administrator of the Small Business Administration Yesterday, at the White House, President Obama and Vice President Biden participated in a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Maria Contreras-Sweet as the new Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA). Mrs. Contreras-Sweet is an excellent choice to lead the SBA, having served at high levels in both the public and private...

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Latina of Influence | Maria Contreras-Sweet
Mar04

Latina of Influence | Maria Contreras-Sweet

Community Servant, Entrepreneur and SBA Administrator Nominee Maria Contreras-Sweet is one of Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2014 Latinas of Influence.  Follow all of our 2014 Latinas of Influence on twitter with the tag #HLTVLC14 Ms. Contreras-Sweet is the founder of ProAmérica Bank, the first Latino-owned business bank in California in over 30 years. Its focus is small and medium-sized businesses in Latino neighborhoods. So not only did she...

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Business | Maria Contreras-Sweet – SBA Nominee
Jan15

Business | Maria Contreras-Sweet – SBA Nominee

Hispanic Lifestyle spoke with the SBA Administrator nominee Maria Contreras-Sweet about  what the U.S. Census (2010) data had to say about Latino wealth. On January 15, 2014, Ms. Contreras-Sweet was nominated to head the Small Business Administration. FROM THE PRESIDENT UNITED STATES  THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Well, welcome to the White House. And I am pleased to be joined by many of the people on the...

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