On January 20, 2021, at noon EST, Sery E. Kim, ESQ. left her position as the Assistant Administrator for the Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO), where she oversaw and administered broad, emerging, and critical Women’s Business Center (WBC) programs to achieve OWBO and the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) goals and objectives. As a seasoned leader with extensive experience in the private and public sectors working with executives, clients, and government officials to achieve positive outcomes, Sery successfully led this $70 million dollar federal grant-making program, including the largest expansion ever of the SBA's WBCs.
Sery's previous experience in the private sectors spans work as an attorney and strategist with a background in communication and federal public policy, including implementation of the Affordable Care Act and regulatory matters before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In both roles, she advised Fortune 100 companies, political candidates, and non-profits.
Sery also successfully started multiple companies and joined the U.S. Small Business Administration from a major international law firm in Texas. At the Texas-based law firm, she provided legal analysis on complex litigation cases as well as legal, economic and political commentary for multiple national and local media outlets.
Before entering the private sector, Sery served as Senior Advisor for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under two presidents; as the Health Care Counsel to the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; and as Chief Oversight Counsel to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.