SBA Ombudsman Coming to New England

The nation’s Small Business Ombudsman is coming to New England, and he wants to hear from you!

Brian Castro, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National Ombudsman, will be in Warwick, RI on April 15th and Boston on April 16th to hold a pair of Regulatory Fairness Forums.  The SBA is inviting small business owners and operators, trade organizations, chambers of commerce, and others to attend these free events and provide feedback on “federal regulations, compliance audits, regulatory fines, and enforcement actions impacting small businesses.”  Business owners will also have the opportunity to learn about the services the SBA offers during the events.

Here’s the schedule of events:

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
New England Institute of Technology
Hall of Fame Room – 2nd Floor
2480 Post Road
Warwick, RI  02886
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
District Hall
Assembly Room
75 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA  02210
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

If you or someone at your business or organization is interested in attending, you’re kindly asked to RSVP to Matthew Spoehr in the SBA’s Rhode Island District Office by e-mail at or by phone at (401) 528-4561 (Warwick event) or Matthew Sisk in the SBA’s Massachusetts District Office by email at or by phone at (617) 565-5569 (Boston event).

You can also find more information about the event here.

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