Karen Mills http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/32138/all en Obama small business advisor leaves http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/obama-small-business-advisor-leaves <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US President Barack Obama on Monday said Karen Mills, his cabinet-level chief of the Small Business Administration, was leaving his government, and praised her role in helping revive the US economy.</p> <p>"I knew she had the skills and experience to help America's small businesses recover from the worst economic crisis in generations -- and that's exactly what she's done," Obama said in a statement.</p> <p>"Over the last four years, Karen has made it easier for small businesses to interact with the federal government by reducing paperwork and cutting through red tape. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/obama-small-business-advisor-leaves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Karen Mills Labor Law Politics Small Business Administration Year of birth missing AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:16:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5752938 at http://www.globalpost.com Small Business Administration starts new program with banks to increase lending to veterans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130521/small-business-administration-starts-new-program-banks-incre <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Small Business Administration says it has lined up pledges from more than 120 banks to increase lending to veterans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130521/small-business-administration-starts-new-program-banks-incre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Karen Mills Small Business Administration Small Business Administration Technology The Canadian Press Tue, 21 May 2013 09:33:47 +0000 The Canadian Press 5842685 at http://www.globalpost.com Small Business Administration head leaving at end of August; still no successor nominated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130719/small-business-administration-head-leaving-at-end-august-sti <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - Small Business Administration head Karen Mills is leaving the agency at the end of August although her successor has not yet been nominated.</p> <p>Mills, who had announced in February that she planned to resign, told staffers of her plans on Wednesday, said Emily Cain, a spokeswoman for the SBA.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130719/small-business-administration-head-leaving-at-end-august-sti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Environment Health Karen Mills Politics Small Business Administration The Canadian Press Fri, 19 Jul 2013 07:14:53 +0000 The Canadian Press 5887689 at http://www.globalpost.com