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Small Business Administration nominee brings experience from business and government
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 5:35 PM EST
The woman nominated to be the next head of the Small Business Administration has spent decades working with small companies and did a stint in state government.
Contreras-Sweet has a wide range of experience having been a business owner, founder of a Latino-owned community bank and a former California cabinet secretary. She's also been an advocate for Hispanics. Contreras-Sweet was born in Mexico, and immigrated to the U.S. with her family when she was 5 years old.
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