Maria Contreras-Sweet

Maria Contreras-Sweet

Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the Small Business Administration (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

FILE – In this Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, file photo, Maria Contreras-Sweet, Chairwoman of ProAmerica Bank, arrives to speak at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) in Washington. President Barack Obama intends to nominate Contreras-Sweet, a former California cabinet secretary, to be head of the Small Business Administration, according to a White House official. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)