Jeanne Hulit

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Jeanne Hulit
Jeanne Hulit official portrait.jpg
Administrator of the Small Business Administration
In office
September 1, 2013 – February 7, 2014
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Karen Mills
Succeeded by Marianne Markowitz (Acting)
Personal details
Born 1958 (age 55–56)
Political party Democratic
Alma mater American University
Boston University

Jeanne A. Hulit (born 1958) served as Acting Administrator of the Small Business Administration from September 2013 to February 2014.[1] In February 2014, she became President of the Northeast Community Banking Division at Lewiston, Maine-based Northeast Bancorp.[2]

Hulit was appointed to serve as SBA’s New England Regional Administrator in August 2009. She then was transferred to Washington as Associate Administrator for SBA’s Office of Capital Access since February 2012, where she was adviser to Administrator Karen Mills and oversaw the agency’s loan programs.[3]

Before joining the SBA, Hulit spent 18 years in banking, serving as senior vice president for commercial lending at Citizens Bank, vice president and middle market lender at KeyBank, and manager of Key’s International Banking Division. Previously, she served as deputy director of the International Division at the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development. Hulit has also held a number of civic and economic leadership roles, including her tenure as a founder and chair of the Maine International Trade Center, and her service as chair for the University of Southern Maine Board of Visitors.[4]


  1. ^ Harrison, J.D. (2013-08-20). "Jeanne Hulit tapped as acting chief of the U.S. Small Business Administration". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2014-01-28. 
  2. ^ Jeanne Hulit to Join Northeast Bancorp (
  3. ^ Richardson, Whit (2013-08-20). "Karen Mills taps fellow Mainer Jeanne Hulit to be acting chief of Small Business Administration". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved 2014-01-28. 
  4. ^ "Jeanne A. Hulit |". Retrieved 2014-05-27. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Karen Mills
Administrator of the Small Business Administration

Succeeded by
Marianne Markowitz