Join Dan Rickman, economic development specialist for the SBA, to get the competitive edge your business needs to thrive in a competitive global landscape.
Dan has a passion for helping small businesses. He’s been privileged to both own his own business and work with and observe hundreds of businesses of all types and sizes over the years. His greatest pleasures are applying what he’s learned to helping entrepreneurs enhance their business skills and connecting them to the vast array of resources available to help increase their odds in a tough and competitive economic environment.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
The SBA has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.