C. E. “Tee” Rowe is the President and CEO of America’s SBDC, the association representing Small Business Development Centers, a nationwide network of over 1,000 centers providing free, confidential counseling and low cost training to small business owners.  He joined America’s SBDC in August of 2009.   

A graduate of Dartmouth College and the Tulane University School of Law, Mr. Rowe has a long history of legislative and advocacy experience on behalf of the small business community. 

In addition to his job at America’s SBDC he is the past Chairman of the Small Business Legislative Council, a nationwide association of 45 small business trade associations advocating for small business policies and a member of the US Chamber of Commerce’s Council on Small Business.

Prior to joining America’s SBDC he served as Associate Administrator for Congressional and Legislative Affairs for the US Small Business Administration from 2005 to 2009.  

Tee also worked for ten years in the US Congress as Counsel to the Committee on Small Business in the US House of Representatives.

Mr. Rowe resides in Virginia with his wife Laurie and his daughter, Alex.


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