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Congratulations to Fran Perez-Wilhite

The North Carolina Military Business Center would like to congratulate Fran Perez-Wilhite, Charlotte Metro, Business Development Professional, on her recent appointments as Chairwoman for the SBA Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs.

Public Law 106-50, the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999 established the Small Business Administration Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Associate Administrator for Veterans Business Development, the Congress, the President and other US Policy Makers for the nation’s more than 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses accounting for 5% of the national gross product.

Fran’s current federal appointments include with the Department of Veterans Affairs and Small Business Administration include: 

  • Appointed to the SBA Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs – Jan 2017, Chairwoman – Jan 2020.

  • Appointed to the SBA Interagency Task Force – Mar 2019.

  • Appointed to VA Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses – Dec 2014 – Sep 2019.

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