December 7, 2012

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama Department of Commerce

SBA and the South Region Minority Supplier Development Council Working Together

 

PRESS OFFICE 

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Press Office

Advisory Date:  December 6, 2012

Contact: David Ramp (205) 290-7101 ext.247

Advisory Number: 12-13

Internet Address: http://www.sba.gov/al

BIRMINGHAM – The Small Business Administration (SBA) will sign a Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM) with the South Region Minority Supplier Development Council (SRMSDC) on Monday, December 10, 2012 as a part of the SRMSDC Economic Development Quarterly Meeting. Cassius Butts, SBA Regional Administrator will be present to sign the agreement. The event is being held in cooperation with the City of Birmingham Office of Economic Development.

 

The purpose of the SAM is to develop and foster mutual understanding and a working relationship between the SBA and SRMSDC in order to strengthen and expand small business development in the local area. The SAM will remain in effect for two years.

 

WHO:                    Mayor William Bell

Cassius Butts, SBA Regional Administrator

Chris Lewis, President, SRMSDC

Thomas Todt, SBA Alabama District Director

Tracey Morant-Adams with the City of Birmingham Office of Economic Development

 

WHAT:                Signing of a Strategic Alliance Memorandum

 

WHEN:                Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:00 am

 

WHERE:                Birmingham Crossplex

2331 Bessemer Road

Birmingham, Alabama 35208

205-279-8900

                               

Please contact David Ramp at (205) 290-7101 ext. 247 to coordinate one on one interview

opportunities.

 

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Lola Kress

Regional Communications Director

U.S. Small Business Administration

Region IV-Southeast

233 Peachtree Street, N.E.

Suite 1800

Atlanta, GA  30303

(404) 331-2798



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