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Steve Bulger
Regional Administrator

Steve Bulger

President Donald Trump appointed Steve Bulger as the Regional Administrator for SBA’s Region II in January, 2018. Bulger oversees SBA’s financial, international export, government contracting and business development programs that assist nearly 3 million small businesses employing over 6 million workers in the Region.

Headquartered in New York City, Bulger manages a staff of 65 SBA employees serving five District Offices and six Branch Offices throughout New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In addition, he coordinates a network of small business counselors and mentors housed in 40 Small Business Development Centers, 20 SCORE Chapters, 10 Women’s Business Centers and a Veterans Business Opportunity Center.

Prior to accepting the President’s appointment to SBA, Bulger served six years for Congressman Chris Gibson as District Director.  He also has a thirty-year private sector background, including having served with the Stryker Corporation overseeing sales and operations in the Upstate NY/Western New England area. He spent a total of twenty years in the medical device sector.  Bulger also co-founded a digital marketing start-up firm and worked as an investment broker in the financial services industry.

A New York native, Bulger is a graduate of Lafayette College, and has held leadership positions in numerous non-profit and local government organizations.