Economic Perspectives with Hopeton Hay on KAZI 88.7 FM in Austin, TX

Regional Administrator To Discuss SBA Loan Programs on Economic Perspectives May 17

Posted by HH on May 15, 2010

Yolanda Olivarez

Yolanda Garcia Olivarez, Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration Region VI, will provide an update on the Obama Administration’s special loan initiatives through the SBA on the May 17 edition of Economic Perspectives, 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. on KAZI 88.7 FM.  Listen live online at

As Regional Administrator, Olivarez is responsible for the delivery of the agency’s programs in Region VI, which is headquartered in Dallas and includes Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma.  The SBA helps Americans start, build, and grow businesses.

Before joining SBA, Olivarez has spent more than 35 years in the trade, commerce and financial services industries.  Since 1995 she has been a senior vice president/commercial lender and business development officer at Wells Fargo Bank.  She also served 12 years as a Port Commissioner for the Port of Corpus Christi, where she led public finance bond projects for government entities on the state and federal level.  Olivarez was the first woman and Hispanic to chair the commission in its 75 year history.

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