Acting Region IX Administrator
U.S. Small Business Administration
Mark Quinn has been with the U.S. Small Business Administration for over 26 years, starting in September 1986. Mark is an experienced District Director who is particularly skilled in translating the process, complexity, and terminology of small business lending and technical business training into the common sense terms a small business owner and the public needs.
In 2007, Mark spent a year in Washington, DC working as the Deputy Associate Administrator for Entrepreneurial Development. Prior to his appointment as District Director, Mark served as Deputy District Director for the San Francisco District Office. Before that he supervised the San Francisco District's Portfolio Management Division.
Preceding his time at the SBA, Mark held positions as a Regional Economist and Economic Development Specialist with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in San Francisco and Philadelphia Regions.