SBE Council Statement on SBA McMahon’s Resignation

By at 30 March, 2019, 9:10 am


For Immediate Release

Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Linda McMahon, and her impressive record of service leading this important agency for small businesses:

“The small business community is grateful for the passion and hard word exhibited by Administrator McMahon during the past two years.  Whether personally meeting with the hundreds of entrepreneurs and small business owners during her extensive travels across the United States, or advocating on issues that matter to the growth and success of their firms, Administrator McMahon’s energy and actions have made a difference in improving the health of this vital sector.  She inspired many small business owners by sharing her own struggles building a business, and women entrepreneurs especially enjoyed hearing how grit, perseverance and being her authentic self were key factors to her success.

“Moreover, many more business owners and people who want to start businesses know about SBA’s programs and services due to Administrator McMahon’s personal outreach and engagement, as well as new initiatives at the agency.  I appreciate Administrator McMahon’s leadership and service, which will have a lasting impact for our nation’s entrepreneurs and small businesses.”

Contact: Karen Kerrigan

SBE Council is nonpartisan advocacy, research and education organization dedicated to protecting small business and promoting entrepreneurship. For 25 years, SBE Council has worked on and advanced a range of private sector initiatives and public policy issues to strengthen the ecosystem for strong startup activity and small business growth. Visit for additional information. Twitter: @SBECouncil


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