High Marks For Departing SBA Chief But Challenges Remain

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 8:51 PM EST) -- U.S. Small Business Administration head Karen Mills, who announced her resignation Monday, will leave behind an agency that has made impressive strides in helping small businesses earn government contracts, including kick-starting a long-stalled program to help women-owned contractors, but the pressure is now on her successor to keep the momentum going.

Mills has led the SBA since the start of the Obama administration, and President Barack Obama's decision to elevate the SBA leadership to a cabinet-level position has given her more leverage than her predecessors in...
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