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Wendell G. Davis

Regional Administrator
Wendell G. Davis

Wendell G. Davis was appointed the Regional Administrator for SBA’s Region I by President Donald J. Trump on January 8, 2018. In his role as Regional Administrator, Davis oversees SBA’s financial, export, disaster relief, government contracting and business development programs for the six New England states. In Fiscal Year 2019, the SBA provided 4250 loans supporting more than $1.5 billion dollars through the agency’s various loan programs with the assistance of over 200 hundred lenders across the region. Additionally, New England small businesses were awarded over $4.1 billion in federal contracting dollars1 and New England entrepreneurs and innovators received over $468 million dollars in grants2.

 

Headquartered in Boston, Davis manages 44 SBA employees that staff the six local District Offices located in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont and three Alternative Work Sites and one branch office. In addition, he coordinates a network of small business technical assistance partners that are all funded by the SBA, with counselors and mentors housed in 31 Small Business Development Centers, 26 SCORE Chapters, 9 Women’s Business Centers and a Veterans Business Outreach Center.

 

Prior to his work with the SBA, Mr. Davis was managing partner at DCB Law Group, LLC where he established the firm’s Commercial Transactions Practice and the firm’s Telecommunications Practice. With an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Central Connecticut State University, he is a past president of the University’s alumni association. He is also a graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School and comes to the SBA with over 15 years’ experience as a small business owner.