SBA Announces new Region VIII Administrator

U.S Small Business Administration Administrator Linda McMahon announced the appointment of six SBA Regional Administrators. SBA has 10 regions covering the United States and U.S. territories. These offices, which are managed by politically appointed administrators, play a part in supervising the 68 district offices and promoting the President’s and SBA Administrator’s policies, messages and priorities throughout the region.   
 
 “I am very pleased that we now have six new Regional Administrators in place that can help support me and the President in serving as a voice and go-to resource for our nation’s 30 million small businesses. I will rely on them heavily as we move forward in 2018 and beyond and look forward to working closely with each one of them,” McMahon said.
 
The new Region VIII Administrator is Daniel Nordberg. As regional administrator  Nordberg will oversee SBA programs, offices and operations in Colorado, North Dakota,  Montana, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming.  The Region VIII office is based in Denver.
 
Nordberg was a three-time elected state representative for 75,000 constituents in House District 14 (Colorado Springs/El Paso County) in the Colorado General Assembly.  He sponsored several bills into law and is an advocate in reducing regulatory burdens on small businesses. Before his service in the Legislature, Nordberg worked as district director for U.S. Congressman Doug Lamborn. In this capacity, he served as a liaison to Colorado’s business community as well as federal and state agencies. Previous to that, Nordberg worked as a legislative aide in Washington, D.C. where he focused on small business, homeland security and financial services issues.
 
Born and raised in Colorado, Nordberg graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political science. He and his wife Maura, a school psychologist, are the proud parents of three children.
 
About the Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012 has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.  The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses.  Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. To learn more, visit: www.sba.gov.l conference is reinvested back into women-owned businesses through grants to help fund growth.