Regina Abel

Deputy District Director
Regina Abel

Regina Abel is the deputy district director for the SBA Pittsburgh District Office. A trained marketer, she began her SBA career as a lead economic development specialist. In that position, Regina began developing key strategic community partnerships, highlighting awareness of SBA programs and services to the business community. In her new role, as deputy district director, she is leading the lending and contracting divisions, focusing on diversifying the district’s loan and 8(a) portfolios.

Prior to joining the SBA in 2011, she spent 23 years with another federal agency holding several sales and strategic management positions throughout the United States. In these positions Regina led the teams that consulted with Fortune 500 executives.

No stranger to business ownership she previously owned and operated two small businesses. Currently, Regina and her business partner own a small real estate corporation and enjoy real estate investing.

Regina is a Magna Cum Laude, Duquesne University graduate. She grew up in Charleroi/Fallowfield Township and is very passionate about assisting small businesses.