Managing Director, Live Oak Bank

Erin Andrew is Managing Director at Live Oak Bank—in their Government Contracting vertical—where she joined with over 6 years at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Most recently she was Associate Administrator for Capital Access, where she oversaw the Agency’s lending efforts that included $100 billion of government loan programs for small businesses. She is also a Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Kauffman Fellow (Class 20).

Prior to her posting at SBA, Erin held positions as the Assistant Administrator for the SBA’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership where she oversaw the agency’s efforts to promote the growth of women-owned businesses. She was also Director of the Innovation Clusters and Skills Initiatives in the SBA’s office of Entrepreneurial Development where she worked to meet counseling and training needs of small businesses.

Prior to her work at the SBA, Erin was a senior policy analyst at the National Governors Association. She was also a senior consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, where she counseled federal agencies on organizational change strategies and enterprise architecture. She also started a small business with her brother on their family farm in Indiana.

Erin holds a B.S. in business administration and ethics, and an M.S. in public policy and management, both from Carnegie Mellon University.