First Thursdays with the SBA: Programs Overview

October 5, 2023 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
(540) 654-1383

Grab your lunch and join us virtually for the first Thursday of each month to learn more about SBA programs and network with other small business owners.

Topic: SBA Programs Update

The SBA offers several programs for small businesses. This session will provide an update on their various programs the SBA offers including 7(a) lending, 8(a) updates, the new VOSB application platform, and HUBZone.

Key Takeaways:

  • 7(a) lending updates
  • 8(a) application updates
  • VOSB application updates
  • HUBZone map updates

Speaker(s): Carl Knoblock, SBA District Director of the Virginia District Office. Carl Knoblock currently works for the Small Business Administration and prior to becoming District Director, Knoblock owned a couple of small businesses from manufacturing to service industries. He served as C-Level executive for several innovative startups. Carl started as the district director for Virginia in June 2014.

If you need further assistance or have a question, please contact us at (540)654-1383