Bush Names Small Business Administration Chief

But Sandy Baruah, a Commerce Dept. official, has only limited small-biz experience, and, if confirmed, will have only a few months to serve

President Bush on June 25 tapped a career bureaucrat in charge of economic development for the Commerce Dept. to lead the Small Business Administration. But it could be months before the nominee, Sandy Baruah, goes before the Senate for confirmation—the last SBA head was approved two months after his nomination. And if he's confirmed, Baruah won't have much time before a new Administration enters the White House next year.

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