The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the appointment of Wendell G. Davis as Regional Administrator for SBA Region I, which covers Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Mr. Davis comes from the DCB Law Group LLC where he was a Managing Partner and established the firm’s Commercial Transactions Practice Group.

“I am very pleased that Wendell Davis is now in place as the Regional Administrator in Region I to help support me and the President in serving as a voice and go-to resource for our nation’s 30 million small businesses. As we move forward in 2018 and beyond, I look forward to working closely with him to help the entrepreneurs in New England,” SBA Administrator Linda McMahon said.

Mr. Davis has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Central Connecticut State University and is a past president of the University’s alumni association. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School and comes to the SBA with 15 years’ experience as small business owner.  Mr. Davis lives in Amston, Connecticut with his wife Sarah and three sons.  As Region I Administrator, Mr. Davis will oversee SBA programs, offices and operations in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.  He started January 8, 2018.

About the U.S. Small Business Administration:

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012, has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.  The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses.  Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam.  To learn more, visit www.sba.gov