Feb. 15, 2017: Linda McMahon was confirmed as the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) by the U.S. Senate yesterday, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. McMahon, 68, Republican, is the co-founder of the professional wrestling franchise World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), along with her husband Vince McMahon, and she was twice a former Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Connecticut. When the McMahons went public with WWE in 1999, the company had $251.5 million in annual revenue and 276 full-time employees. By 2015, the company had grown to $659 million in revenue, and as of February, 2016. had 840 employees, according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. The SBA and SEC are independent federal government agencies.