The Small Business Administration has announced a new chief for its Nebraska office.
Timothy R. Mittan, a native of Nebraska and a resident of Lincoln, is the new director of the Nebraska District SBA office. He succeeds Leom Milobar, who retired after leading the firm for almost 15 years.
Mittan, who holds a BA from Peru State College and an MA from Doane University, is a former professor of economics and entrepreneurship at Southeast Community College in Lincoln.
He founded the SCC Entrepreneurship Center and Focus Suites and served as their director for over a decade.
Mittan also spent three years as an associate director of the Los Angeles Regional Small Business Development Center Network, a resource partner of the SBA, located in Long Beach, California.
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In addition to his business background, Mittan is active in the local performing arts scene, having served as executive director of the Angels Theater Company and leading a local comedy troupe, Occasionally Hilarious.
The Omaha-based Nebraska District office oversees 10 Small Business Development Centers, five SCORE Chapters, and two SBA-funded Women’s Business Centers located in Omaha and Grand Island.