Subcommittee Hearings

Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations

Small Business Lending: Perspectives from the Private Sector
On Thursday, June 21, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. the Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations held a hearing titled Small Business Lending: Perspectives from the Private Sector. The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The hearing addressed the regulatory burdens associated with lending to small businesses, with specific focus on the management of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA’s) financial assistance programs. SBA lending partners and other financial institutions discussed the current state of small business lending and how the SBA can improve its processes to make its programs operate more efficiently.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Mike Coffman (R-CO)

    Witnesses and Testimony:

  • David J. Rader, Business Executive, SBA Lending, Wells Fargo, Minneapolis, MN
  • Brett Martinez, President & CEO, Redwood Credit Union, Santa Rosa, California
  • Tim D. Dixon, Senior Vice President, Head of Small Business Administration Lending, Citizens Bank, Warrensville Heights., OH
  • Robert L. Marquette, President/CEO, Members 1st FCU, Mechanicsburg, PA

    Additional Items:

  • Official Hearing Notice
  • Official Witness List
  • Official Hearing Memo
  • Hearing Video
  • Press Release