Region VI | Leadership

Justin Crossie

Regional Administrator

 

U.SJustin Crossie. Small Business Administration Regional Administrator Justin Crossie is a November 2018 appointee of President Donald Trump and SBA Administrator Linda McMahon.  Crossie leads the delivery of SBA’s funding programs, counseling services and government contracting and export initiatives in the South Central Region, which serves more than 3.8 million small businesses in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. 

As a political appointee, Crossie promotes the President’s and the SBA Administrator’s policies and priorities which include rural and veteran outreach to empower small business owners and entrepreneurs to start, grow and expand. 

Crossie comes to SBA with a strong background in government, business and civic engagement that uniquely positions him to understand the needs of small business owners. Prior to his appointment, Crossie worked in Louisiana for 10 years as the Regional Director for U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.  He served as a liaison to government, business, and civic groups throughout Louisiana’s first congressional district.

Before his tenure with Congressman Scalise, Crossie worked as the Florida and River Parishes Representative for U.S. Senator David Vitter.  In this capacity, Crossie managed casework for active duty military and also constituent issues related to Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Justice, Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission.

Crossie is a graduate of Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Georgia, and Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana.   

Crossie is a U.S. Marine Corp veteran having served as a heavy equipment mechanic with the 2ndFleet Service Support Group Engineer Battalion in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and with the 3rdFleet Service Support Group, 9thEngineer Battalion in Okinawa, Japan.