Senator Snowe is the Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, which has oversight jurisdiction over the SBA. Senator Collins previously served as the Region I Administrator of the SBA.
Mr. Blitz currently owns and manages Emesbee Associates, a consulting firm that helps public and private institutions receive government grants and loans, as well as to devise economic development strategies. He is also the Executive Director of the East-West Highway Association and Executive Manager of the Bangor Target Area Development Corporation. In addition, Mr. Blitz serves as an adjunct assistant professor at the
Prior to launching his consulting firm, Mr. Blitz served as an Economic Development Representative for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) from 1983 to 1996. Mr. Blitz also worked in several capacities at the U.S. General Services Administration between 1975 and 1983. Between 1971 and 1975, Mr. Blitz was Executive Assistant to Mayor Nicholas Panuzio in
Mr. Blitz earned a