Lead Lender Relations Specialist, SBA, Houston District Office
Winston Labbé joined the U.S. Small Business Administration in May 2020 as an Outreach & Marketing Specialist. Winston is responsible for marketing SBA programs and services through outreach, training, and education to various organizations and small businesses. He also builds and maintains collaborative alliances and partnerships with resource partners, economic development organizations and small busines owners. Prior to joining the SBA, Winston was the Chief Lending Officer for a local community bank. However, Winston has over 25 years of commercial lending experience, specializing in SBA, C&I, not-for-profit, and real estate lending. Winston is a native Houstonian and an honor's graduate of Texas Southern University, where he graduated with a degree in finance. He also attended Houston Community College where he earned an associate degree in real estate. Prior to attending college, Winston served four years of active duty in the U.S. Army. Winston has served on several boards including the Boy Scouts of America, The Furniture Bank (a non-profit), the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, and the Lone Star Certified Development Company, respectively. He is also a graduate of the Fort Bend Chamber Leadership Forum. Winston lives in Missouri City with his wife Tammy and is an active member of the Fort Bend Church in Sugar Land.