Enterprise Risk Program Manager
U.S. Small Business Administration
Andrea Peoples is the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Enterprise Risk Program Manager. Since assuming this role in 2015, she has been providing Agency leadership with expert advice on Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) as well as leading the implementation of ERM across the Agency. Prior to this position, she spent 7 years with the SBA’s Office of Credit Risk Management where she last served as a Regional Supervisor managing credit risk for SBA’s largest loan portfolios.
Before joining the federal government, Andrea worked for the District of Columbia Government where she conducted audits for the Chief Financial Officer and examinations for the Banking Bureau. She also brings over a decade of private sector experience in lending, having held roles in underwriting, real estate sales, loan origination, and asset sales.
Andrea graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business Management from Bridgewater State University and holds a M.B.A. with a Finance concentration from Strayer University. Since 2014, she has held a Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) from The Institute of Internal Auditors.