Mr. Reynald R. Lops serves as the Deputy District Director of the SBA Lubbock District Office where he oversees the delivery of SBA’s programs and services throughout the 71 west Texas counties that make up the Lubbock-West Texas District. He is the District Director’s senior advisor and assists the District Director in fulfilling the SBA’s mission. He directly and materially supports the building and maintenance of a viable network of collaborative partnerships with small business stakeholders, such as but not limited to, economic development organizations, Federal, State, regional and local governments, chambers of commerce, business associations, educational institutions, civic/community organizations, lending institutions, foundations, universities, Congressional Representatives, etc. He is responsible for providing sound and effective leadership, direction and oversight required to optimize the deployment of SBA programs and services throughout the District to better serve the Small Business Community in west Texas.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Lops served as the Director, Management Operations, 498th Nuclear Systems Wing, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. Mr. Lops retired from the US Air Force after a long and distinguished career. He holds numerous military awards and decorations. He served his last duty assignment as The Inspector General and as the Director of Staff (Chief of Staff) at Cannon Air Force Base New Mexico.