Guzmán is the first Latina to be nominated for a position in Joe Biden’s cabinet.
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This article has been translated from our English edition.
President-elect Joe Biden has continued to nominate candidates for Cabinet, specifically announcing former Obama-era Supreme Court candidate Merrick Garland as his election for Attorney General.
Media reports like NBC News and The Wall Street Journal that Biden intends to nominate Isabel Guzman, currently director of the California office of Small Business Advocate, heads the Small business management (SBA), an agency that has played a huge role in disseminating loans from the EU Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Guzman’s previous experience also included a three-year stint as SBA Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the Administrator from 2014 to 2017, with a focus on “Consulting s, Starting Up Businesses, Supporting Businesses”, according to her LinkedIn page, and small businesses steer government and develop Policies and programs to promote entrepreneurship and innovation. “
This may be a good sign for pandemic small business owners eagerly awaiting the latest round of federal Covid relief from Congress.
Guzmán is the first Latina to be nominated for a position in Biden’s cabinet.