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Gail Gesell

District Director
Gail Gesell

As District Director, Gail Gesell oversees the delivery of agency programs for small business in the state of Indiana, including financial assistance, management counseling, and business development. She oversees administration of a total business loan portfolio that exceeds $917 million; the Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network, including its 10 service centers; 13 chapters of SCORE-Counselors to America’s Small Business; and 2 Women Business Centers.

Prior to joining the federal government, Gail Gesell held senior level positions at engineering companies and business consulting corporations. She owned a management consulting firm in Georgia and was a partner in a nationally-recognized advertising/public relations company in Arizona.