Cassius F. Butts to present 2016 SBA State of the Region Address on Tuesday, February 23rd

SBA to Present State of the Region Address on Tuesday, February 23rd
SBA to Present State of the Region Address on Tuesday, February 23rd

Cassius F. Butts, Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will present the 2016 SBA State of the Region Address at the Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center at Morehouse College on Tuesday, February 23rd.  The Address will also be available via live stream.

Administrator Butts will highlight the record-breaking accomplishments for small business and the SBA for this past year; including the $5.5 billion in SBA-backed lending we witnessed in the Southeast Region alone. The address will present successes and new data from Region IV of the SBA: Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

A dialogue Ensuring Entrepreneurship in the New Economy will follow the Address. Award-winning journalist Monica Pearson will moderate a diverse conversation featuring Ambassador Andrew Young, Dr. John Silvanus Wilson Jr., President of Morehouse College, Ed Baker, Executive in Residence, Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, and Lara O'Connor Hodgson, CEO, NOWAccount.

When:
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)

Where:
Morehouse College
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
900 West End Ave SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30310

There is no cost for this event, however registration is required.  

Click here to register

Click here to watch the event live.

Contact: lola.kress@sba.gov

 





 

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