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Administrator of the Small Business Administration of the
United States
Seal of the United States Small Business Administration.svg
Administrator Jovita Carranza portrait.jpg
Incumbent
Jovita Carranza

since January 15, 2020
Inaugural holder William D. Mitchell
Formation July 30, 1953

The Administrator of the Small Business Administration is the head of the Small Business Administration of the United States Government.

Background

President Obama announced in January 2012 that he would elevate the SBA into the Cabinet. This is a position that last held during the Clinton administration. The position was established in 1953 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

List of Administrators

  • William D. Mitchell 8/1953-10/1953
  • Wendell B. Barnes 2/1954-11/1959
  • Philip McCallum 11/1959-1/1961
  • John E. Horne 2/1961-8/1963
  • Eugene F. Foley 8/1963-9/1965
  • Bernard L. Boutin 5/1966-7/1967
  • Robert C. Moot 8/1967-7/1968
  • Howard J. Samuels 8/1968-2/1969
  • Hilary J. Sandoval, Jr. 3/1969-1/1971
  • Thomas S. Kleppe 1/1971-10/1975
  • Mitchell P. Kobelinski 2/1976-3/1977
  • A. Vernon Weaver 4/1977-1/1981
  • Michael Cardenas 3/1981-2/1982
  • James C. Sanders 3/1982-3/1986
  • Charles Heatherly (acting) 4/1986-3/1987
  • James Abdnor 3/1987-4/1989
  • Susan Engeleiter 4/1989-1/1991
  • Paul Cooksey (acting) 1/1991-4/1991
  • Pat Saiki 4/1991-1/1993
  • Dayton J. Watkins (acting) 1/1993-5/1993
  • Erskine Bowles 5/1993-9/1994
  • Cassandra M. Pulley (acting) 9/1994-10/1994
  • Philip Lader 10/1994-1/1997
  • Ginger Lew (acting) 1/1997-4/1997
  • Aída Álvarez 4/1997-1/2001
  • John D. Whitmore (acting) 1/2001-7/2001
  • Hector Barreto 7/2001-7/2006
  • Steve Preston 7/2006-7/2008
  • Sandy Baruah (acting) 7/2008-1/2009
  • Darryl Hairston (acting) 1/2009-4/2009
  • Karen Mills 4/2009-9/2013
  • Jeanne Hulit (acting) 9/2013-2/2014
  • Marianne Markowitz (acting) 2/2014–4/2014
  • Maria Contreras-Sweet 4/2014–1/2017
  • Marianne Markowitz (acting) 1/2017–2/2017
  • Linda McMahon 2/2017 - 4/2019
  • Chris Pilkerton 4/2019 - 1/2020
  • Jovita Carranza since 1/2020
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