Meeting Archive:
What the Healthcare Law Means for your California Small Business

Meeting Description:

Join us for this webinar series discussing the new healthcare law – the Affordable Care Act – and what it means for California small businesses. We will focus on the key federal and state provisions impacting small businesses and what new health insurance options are available. Topics Include:

  • Covered California – a one-stop shop online health insurance marketplace where small businesses and the self-employed can shop for health coverage for their needs and budget
  • Small business tax credits (available to businesses and non-profits) – who is eligible for them and how to claim them
  • New consumer protections
  • How the law contains health insurance costs
  • Employer and Individual Shared Responsibility
  • Tools and resources available for small businesses 
A question and answer period will follow.
For more information in advance of this series please visit the Covered California website at
Date: Wed, Jan 15, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM PST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Small Business Majority
 Presenter Information
Mark Quinn
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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.

Mark Herbert
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Project Manager / Outreach Manager

Small Business Majority

Mark Herbert is Project Manager and Outreach Manager for Small Business Majority. Mark manages Small Business Majority’s statewide project to educate small business owners about Covered California, the state’s new health insurance marketplace. Mark works closely with Covered California and Small Business Majority’s California outreach team to ensure the project is successful. In addition, Mark works directly with business organizations and small business owners, to educate them about the Affordable Care Act. Previously, Mark worked for state and federal lawmakers, where he directed business operations and built relationships with small business owners about public policy issues.