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Conference Celebrates Successes of Small Businesses

Washington, DC
Monday, May 21, 2012

The Small Business Administration (SBA) hosted a conference focusing on the impact made by small business owners and American entrepreneurs.

Business leaders discussed how small businesses are good for the long-term health of the economy.

Speakers included SBA Administrator Karen Mills, AT&T Executive Vice President Cathy Martine, Mobile Medical International Corporation President and CEO Rick Cochran and Permac Industries President and CEO Darlene Miller.

Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012 at 11:26am (ET)

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