Bill Manger is the Associate Administrator in the Office of Capital Access for the Small Business Administration.  He’s traveling to Omaha as part of a three state tour through Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota and his primary reason to be in the area is to hear the ideas, input, and concerns of area SBA lenders and discuss upcoming changes to the SBA with them.  And to introduce a new tool, the SBA’s Lender Match initiative.  It is a free online referral tool that connects entrepreneurs and small business owners with participating SBA-approved lenders when they need a loan.

Bill stopped by the KIOS-FM studios to chat with Mike Hogan "Live & Local."  More information about the lending program can be found at

SBA Closing Glenwood Business Recovery Center Thursday

May 15, 2019

The Small Business Administration is closing its Business Recovery Center in Glenwood, Iowa this week.  The SBA announced this morning the center will close on Thursday but residents can still meet with representatives without on appointment from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. every day through Thursday night.  The Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Missouri Valley and Sioux City will also close on Thursday.

The 25th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon, is in Nebraska today.

The Small Business Administration Helps Veterans Start Businesses

Mar 6, 2018

The Nebraska District Office of the Small Business Administration has a number of programs to help veterans start a business.  Elizabeth Yearwood, Development Specialist with the Nebraska SBA, says Boots to Business is the most popular of them.