McCrory appointed to SBA's RegFair Board
On Aug. 1, Bruce McCrory, chief operating officer and general
manager of NRCA member Kiker Corp., Mobile, Ala., was appointed to
a Regulatory Fairness Board (known as RegFair Board) of the U.S.
Small Business Administration (SBA). McCrory's three-year
appointment is for SBA's Region IV, which includes Alabama,
Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South
Carolina and Tennessee.
McCrory decided to pursue the appointment several months ago
because he was frustrated with his local Occupational Safety and
Health Administration (OSHA) office. This led McCrory to contact
NRCA's Washington, D.C., office, and in our discussions, I
suggested he become a candidate for a seat on SBA's RegFair Board
for Region IV. McCrory's credentials as a small-business man and
volunteer in civic programs, as well as letters of recommendation
from Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Rep. Sonny Callahan (R-Ala.)
were submitted to SBA in February. McCrory's nomination was
approved by the White House, and SBA Administrator Hector Barreto
officially notified McCrory about his appointment.
McCrory's first official act as a board member was to attend the
Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Boards' Annual Meeting held in
Crystal City, Va., Sept. 4-6. Hosted by SBA's National Ombudsman
Michael Barrera, the meeting focused on the legislation that
provided the creation of RegFair Boards and manner in which...
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