RECORDING AVAILABLE: March 27 Teleconference and Webinar: With the SBA, Senate Small Business Committee and Business Leaders

By at 25 March, 2020, 1:15 pm










Webinar Playback: What’s in the CARES Act?

The Small Business Roundtable and member groups including SBE Council hosted a webinar on March 27 with the SBA, U.S. Senate staff and small business leaders (including SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan) who dissected key provisions of the CARES Act.

More than 8,000 small businesses registered for the event, so we reached capacity!

If you weren’t able to tune in here’s the recorded version, .


              You are Invited 

                  Friday, March 27

                     2:00 p.m. ET


Join SBE Council and the Small Business Roundtable for a national call with SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza on COVID-19’s economic impacts and the SBA’s targeted relief efforts for the nation’s small businesses.

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza will join the Small Business Roundtable and CEOs of the leading small business organizations for a discussion on the needs of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners during the economic fallout resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak.

SBE Council is a proud member of the Small Business Roundtable, and our president & CEO Karen Kerrigan currently serves as Chair. She will join the discussion near the conclusion of the teleconference.

Administrator Carranza and officials from the SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance will discuss the economic relief efforts underway and resources available to small business owners. Join us for this important discussion followed by a Q&A.

Note: Registration is limited to the first 3,000 attendees.

If you are unable to join, please let us know and we will send you a recording. Internet access is required to join.


About our Guest Speaker

Jovita Carranza serves as the 26th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). As a member of President Trump’s Cabinet, she advocates on behalf of the 30 million small businesses in America. In her role as Administrator, she leads a team of professionals dedicated to ensuring entrepreneurs located across America have the support and resources they need to start, grow, and expand their small businesses, and recover in the event of a declared disaster.

Prior to leading the SBA, Administrator Carranza served as Treasurer of the United States at the U.S. Department of the Treasury under President Donald J. Trump. In her role as a principal advisor to Secretary Mnuchin, Carranza focused on increasing participation in our vibrant economy by fostering financial capability and sustainability.

Administrator Carranza is a Chicago native and founder of a small business consulting company. She previously served as the Deputy Administrator for the SBA under former President George W. Bush, where she received a bipartisan, unanimous confirmation by the U.S. Senate.

Before her first SBA appointment, Carranza had a distinguished 30-year career at United Parcel Service (UPS), where she was the highest-ranking Latina in the history of the company. She started as a part-time, night-shift box handler and worked her way up to President of Latin America and Caribbean operations.

Administrator Carranza earned her MBA from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida and received executive, governance, management, and financial training at the INSEAD Business School in Paris, France; Michigan State University; and the University of Chicago.


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