Leadership

Regina M. Egea, President

Regina M. Egea, president of the Garden State Initiative (GSI), brings a background in both the private sector and public service.

Regina spent 30 years with AT&T in leadership positions with expanding responsibility in product management, network operations, human resources and sales & marketing. Her final assignment there was as Senior Vice President in Business Marketing leading a globally diverse workforce in support of AT&T's Global Business sales force.

Regina Egea

Regina Egea

President, Garden State Initiative

Skills honed at AT&T have served her well in the public sector. Regina was Governor Chris Christie’s Chief of Staff from 2015 to 2016. She joined the administration in 2010, first as the State Treasurer’s Chief of Staff, where she was instrumental in pension reforms enacted in 2011, and then was brought into the Governor’s Office as Director of the Authorities Unit in 2012.

During her years at AT&T and in Trenton, Regina was elected to her hometown Board of Education in 2003 and then to the Township Committee, serving as deputy mayor in 2010. 

Regina earned an M.B.A. in Marketing from Fordham University in NYC along with a B.A. from Montclair State University in N.J.

She and her husband, Emilio, have two grown children.

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The Garden State Initiative is a nonprofit organization supported by the generosity of individual citizens, foundations, and corporations who care about our state. Those who partner with GSI join a community that seeks to reclaim our state’s future as one marked by growth and prosperity. If you want to make New Jersey a state that affords the opportunity for all its citizens to thrive, please consider partnering with GSI today.

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