San Diego Based CEO Meets with Federal Lawmakers Discussing Small Business Growth

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Magma CEO, Randy Jones, helps raise awareness of critical small business issues

San Diego business owner and CEO recently attended the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Washington Presentation in Washington, D.C. to speak with national policymakers regarding small business interests.

Jones, who guides Magma, a manufacturer of computer capabilities expanders, met with the offices of Senator Diane Feinstein and Rep. Scott Peters. They talked about critical issues ranging from tax reform that includes small business to improving trade opportunities, and much more.

“Making sure small businesses can survive and thrive in a post-recession economy is incredibly important for jobs and the creation of new technologies.” said Jones. “It was a privilege to meet with legislators and offer my opinions and suggestions in support of small businesses.”

As part of the delegation, Jones participated in several activities aimed at providing small-business owners the latest updates on federal legislation, as well as increasing policymakers’ awareness of critical small-business issues. The delegation heard from a host of leaders and lawmakers including Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration Maria Contreras-Sweet; Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Joe Manchin; and Reps. Steve Scalise, Steve Chabot, Tim Walberg, Grace Meng, Blaine Leutkemeyer and Tony Cardenas.

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About Magma

Magma develops and manufactures expansion computing solutions using Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI), Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe), and Thunderbolt Systems for servers, desktops and portable computing platforms. Magma’s line of products includes enclosed and non-enclosed solutions ranging from single slot expansion products to fault-tolerant, Reliable Available Serviceable (RAS) systems specifically designed for mission critical environments.

Magma products are platform independent and are used in a variety of industries including audio and video production, test and measurement, medical imaging, surveillance, aerospace and defense, telecommunications, data acquisition, and high performance computing. Magma’s team of experienced engineers has been developing expansion and connectivity solutions since 1987 and holds more than a dozen technology patents, making them a pioneer and leader in the market space. All Magma products are designed and assembled in the United States. For more information about Magma visit

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