Region III | Leadership

Steve Bulger

Acting Regional Administrator

Michelle ChristianPresident Donald Trump appointed Steve Bulger as the Regional Administrator for SBA Atlantic Region II in January 2018. In addition to these duties, Bulger was appointed Acting Regional Administrator for Mid-Atlantic Region III on September 1, 2019.

In addition to his Region II responsibilities, Bulger 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 the President’s appointment to SBA and the new Mid-Atlantic role, Bulger served six years for Congressman Chris Gibson as District Director.  Bulger 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.  He 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.