Regina Bernal

Regina Bernal
Phone: (619) 260-4600 ext. 4996
Office: Barcelona 213

Entrepreneurship Manager

  • BA (magna cum laude) in strategic communications, University of San Diego

As the entrepreneurship manager for the School of Business, Regina Bernal leads and enhances major entrepreneurship opportunities at USD including the V2 Pitch Competition, the Legacy Entrepreneurship Conference and the year-long coaching and mentoring program for student entrepreneurs. Since she joined the School of Business in 2012, the V2 Pitch Competition has tripled in the number of entrants and audience participation. The total amount of funding available for student ventures has also risen from $15,000 to $100,000. Bernal worked on the development and implementation of the first bi-national track opening the V2 Pitch Competition to student entrepreneurs from both sides of the border, specifically the Cali-Baja Region. Her communication background allows her to enhance our cross-border relationships, especially with Mexican entrepreneurs and investors, but also in Central and South America.

She is currently a marketing advisor for South Doctors, a company dedicated to medical tourism and a “Bi-National Expert” for Analytic Ventures, a San Diego-based venture capital firm that create and invest in local technology companies. She is a mentor for Angel Ventures Mexico and is passionate about cross-border business development and opportunities. She was recently named vice curator for the Global Shapers community in San Diego, a network of hubs developed and led by young people that are exceptional in their potential and want to make a positive contribution to their community.



  • Women of Impact, 2014
  • School of Business Beyond the Call of Duty, 2014