Former SBA Director Hector Barreto Joins eAgency Board of Directors


eAgency Systems, the creator of web and wireless customer relationship management software, is proud to announce that Mr. Hector Barreto, former director of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), has joined eAgency’s board of directors.

The U.S. Senate confirmed Mr. Barreto as the 21st Administrator of the Small Business Administration by unanimous vote on July 25, 2001, a position he held until stepping down in July of this year. President Bush nominated him to the post during his first term in office.

As the SBA’s chief, Mr. Barreto directed the delivery of financial and business development programs to America's entrepreneurs. Mr. Barreto has a long history in the corporate sector and the small business community, distinguishing himself as a passionate advocate for small businesses. Mr. Barreto’s position as the SBA Director and his lifetime of involvement with the small-business community, has also made him America’s highest-ranking small-business advocate.

“We are proud and honored to have Mr. Barreto on our Board of Directors,” said Mr. Robert Lotter, CEO of eAgency. “His involvement with the Small Business Administration and the entrepreneur is strategic and beneficial to our vision and goal of eAgency Systems.”

Mr. Barreto received his Bachelor of Science degree in Administration from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO., and has received special recognition from the U.S. Congress, the California State Senate and Assembly, the County of Los Angeles, YMCA and American Red Cross. Hispanic Business Magazine has recognized him as one of America's "100 Most Influential Hispanics." Additionally, Mr. Barreto is the National Chairman of The Latino Coalition, a prominent Hispanic Advocacy organization based in Washington D.C.

Mr. Barreto is a native of Kansas City, Missouri. He and his wife Robin have a son and two daughters.