Office of Advocacy Appoints Ngozi Bell to Serve as Regional Advocate for Region 3

SBA Number: 23-02 ADV

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Office of Advocacy in the U.S. Small Business Administration is pleased to announce Ngozi Bell has been named Region 3 Advocate. Representing Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C., Bell will be the link between mid-Atlantic small businesses and the Office of Advocacy.

Bell is an accomplished leader with over 25 years of experience in business development and innovation for high-growth technology organizations. Recently, Bell partnered with the Trans Sahara Investment Corporation to provide business consultancy to a myriad of companies. Between 2010 and 2017, Bell served as a regional advocate for the Office of Advocacy, advising and representing the small business community in Region 3.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Ngozi Bell back to the Office of Advocacy,” said Deputy Chief Counsel Major L. Clark, III. “Business development and innovation are integral components for aiding and understanding small businesses and Bell’s expertise will be a great resource for Advocacy.”

“I am pleased to return to the Office of Advocacy.” said Bell. “I am excited to be working with small businesses again and ensuring their concerns reach Washington, DC.”

Bell can be reached at

Created by Congress in 1976, the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration is an independent voice for small business within the federal government. Appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, the Chief Counsel for Advocacy directs the office. The Chief Counsel advances the views, concerns, and interests of small business before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, federal courts, and state policy makers. Economic research, policy analyses, and small business outreach help identify issues of concern. Regional Advocates and an office in Washington, DC, support the Chief Counsel’s efforts. For more information on the Office of Advocacy, visit, or call (202) 205-6533.

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