Hearings

Strengthening SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program



The Committee on Small Business will meet for a hearing titled, “Strengthening SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program.”  The hearing will take place at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The hearing will examine the United States Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 7(a) Loan Program and how changes proposed in H.R. 4743, the Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018, could strengthen oversight and bolster the integrity of the program for small businesses and American taxpayers.  

Attachments
1. Hearing Notice
2. Witness List

Witnesses
Ms. Cindy Blankenship
Vice Chairman
Bank of the West
Grapevine, TX
* Testifying on behalf of the Independent Community Bankers of America

Ms. Patricia Husic
President & CEO
Centric Financial Corporation
Harrisburg, PA
*Testifying on behalf of the American Bankers Association

Ms. Sonya McDonald
Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer
Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union
Universal City, TX
* Testifying on behalf of the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions

Mr. Tony Wilkinson
President & CEO
National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
Washington, DC