Full Committee

Oversight of the Small Business Administration’s Financing Programs

On Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 1:00 p.m, the House Committee on Small Business conducted a hearing titled Oversight of the Small Business Administration’s Financing Programs.  The hearing began at 1:00 P.M. on October 12, 2011, in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. 

The hearing focused on the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) fiscal year 2011 performance and efforts to assist the private sector in providing the funds needed for small businesses to expand and grow.  SBA Administrator Karen Mills provided testimony along with witnesses representing private sector industries that use the SBA financing programs.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO)

Witnesses and Testimony:

Panel 1

  • The Honorable Karen Mills, Administrator, United States Small Business Administration, Washington, DC

  • Panel 2

  • Sally B. Robertson, President, Business Finance Group, Fairfax, VA
  • K. Rodger Davis, Managing Partner, North Creek Mezzanine, Cincinnati, OH
  • Gary Grinnell, President & CEO, Corning Federal Credit Union, Corning, NY
  • Lynetta Tipton Steed, Executive Vice President Business & Community Banking Division, Regions Financial Corporation, Birmingham, AL
  • Additional Items:

  • Official Hearing Notice
  • Official Witness List
  • Hearing Memo
  • Hearing Video
  • Press Release