Kiplinger's Johnathan N. Crawford intereviewed Karen G. Mills, the current SBA (Small Business Administration) Chief:
President Obama’s new Small Business Administration chief is mapping a more aggressive role for the agency, including finding more ways to aid fast growing, innovative companies. Administrator Karen G. Mills wants to give small businesses more of the tools they need to compete effectively in the national and global marketplaces. In an interview, she said that she wants to break from the past, when the SBA had a “one size fits all” approach.
Kiplinger: SBA Chief's Priority Is Helping Next Apple, Johnathan N. Crawford
Our own Richard Bendis was also asked to comment:
Richard Bendis, entrepreneur and president and CEO of Innovation America, a not-for-profit organization for entrepreneurial growth, is encouraged by Mills’ plans.
“We would like to see a greater commitment to innovative entrepreneurial small business funding programs. This has not been a priority for the SBA in the past,” he says.