|21st Administrator of the Small Business Administration|
July 25, 2001 – July 2, 2006
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Aída Álvarez|
|Succeeded by||Steve Preston|
|Born||May 13, 1961|
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
|Education||Rockhurst University (BBA)|
Hector V. Barreto Jr (born 1961) was the 21st Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, confirmed on July 25, 2001. George W. Bush nominated him to the post. He resigned on April 25, 2006.
Administrator of the SBA
In July 2001, Hector Barreto was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the 21st administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. In this capacity, he oversaw the delivery of financial and business development tools to America's entrepreneurs. With a portfolio of direct and guaranteed business loans and disaster loans worth more than $45 billion, the SBA is the largest single financial backer and facilitator of technical assistance and contracting opportunities for the nation's small businesses. Barreto also sat as an ex officio member of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans.
- Public domain biography from the White House
- Public domain biography from the SBA
- U.S. News article about Barreto
- Biography, The Latino Coalition
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