Region III | Leadership

Michelle Christian

Regional Administrator

Michelle Christian was appointed by the White House on February 20, 2018 to serve as U.S. Small Business Administration Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator. She is responsible for a field staff of more than 100 loan, business, and community outreach specialists overseeing the delivery and management of the federal agency’s small business programs, financial assistance, and business development initiatives throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. Headquartered near Philadelphia, the Mid-Atlantic Region serves a population approaching 30 million through seven District Offices in King of Prussia, Pa.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Wilmington, Del.; Baltimore, Md.; Clarksburg, W.V.; Richmond, Va.; and Washington, D.C., as well as branch offices in Wilkes Barre & Harrisburg, Pa and Charleston, W.V.

Prior to accepting President Donald J. Trump’s appointment, Ms. Christian worked as an attorney in private and non-profit sectors throughout her career, including serving as the principal of her own law firm.

Ms. Christian has been very active in her community, having served on boards of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Hispanic Bar Association, the Northampton Business and Professional Association as well as Vice-Chair of the Northampton Park and Recreation Board.

She graduated with her bachelors in Criminal Justice at St. John’s University and received her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law.