Associated Press Published

WV Small Business Director to Retire


The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s West Virginia office is retiring.

Officials say Judy McCauley is scheduled to retire from the agency on Tuesday.

The West Virginia native and Fairmont State University graduate joined the agency in 1996 and has held the position of district director since April 2004.

As district director, McCauley has been responsible for the delivery of the agency’s programs and services statewide. That included

The agency’s programs and services include lending, contracting, training and disaster assistance, as well as oversight of the Small Business Development Centers and Women’s Business Center.

McCauley also served on the agency’s national advisory council representing Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Officials have not yet identified a replacement.