Israel Nery is An Assistant District Director for Lender Relations at the Small Business Administration (SBA) Los Angeles District Office. Prior Israel Nery was a Senior Business Analyst for the All Small Mentor Protégé Program (ASMPP). He also was a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) at the SBA where he rotated in the Administrator’s Office, Office of Capital Access, Office of Government Contracting & Business Development, and General Counsel. He also had a stint as a PMF Detailee with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Prior to SBA, Israel was a fellow with the United States House Committee on Financial Services. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from California State University, Monterey Bay. He holds an MBA from Woodbury University. He also earned his JD from the University of Illinois College of Law. He is a native Angeleno, and is excited to hit the ground running in helping our lending partners provide access to capital to small businesses in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara County.