Patrick Kelley

Patrick Kelley
U.S. Small Business Administration Designee

Associate Administrator for Capital Access
Washington, DC

Mr. Kelley serves as Associate Administrator for the Office of Capital Access (OCA) at the U.S. Small Business Administration. In this role, Mr. Kelley leads the OCA, which helps make capital available, through banks and other lending partners, to small businesses that would not be able to access credit conventionally. Previously Mr. Kelley served as the Executive Vice President for Channel Partnerships at Live Oak Bank, as part of the Bank’s Corporate Strategy and Development team. Under his leadership, Live Oak Bank originated over $500 million in small business and asset-based loans to US federal Government Contractors including 8(a), HUBZone, Women-Owned, and SDVOSB small businesses. Prior to joining Live Oak Bank, Mr. Kelley previously held the positions of Deputy Chief of Staff, Deputy Associate Administrator and Senior Advisor for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) where he oversaw the agency’s $100 billion loan portfolio and the small business government contractor set aside programs.

Prior to joining the SBA, Kelley worked at the U.S. Department of Commerce providing guidance to the Under Secretary of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Kelley is a graduate of Colgate University and Boston College Law School.