Our panelists include Maria Contreras Sweet, the former Administrator of the Small Business Administration, the 24th, appointed by President Barack Obama and served from 2014 to 2017. Ann Marie Mehlum the former director and founding President and Chief Executive Officer of Summit Bank. And she also served as the Associate Administrator of Capital Access at the US Small Business Administration, where she’s oversaw SBA programs that provide access to capital for American small businesses and a portfolio that exceeded $100 billion. Tom Sullivan the Vice President of the Small Business Policy at the US Chamber of Commerce, and he served under President George W. Bush as the Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the US Small Business Administration.
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