Jane Abraham

Chairman of the Board

Jane has a lifetime of experience in national affairs and politics. She attended Oakland University in Michigan, graduating in 1981 at age 19. In addition to attaining academic honors at Oakland, Abraham was President of the student government in her senior year.

After college, Jane held a number of senior positions with the Michigan Republican Party, the¬†Republican National Committee, as well as the¬†Michigan State Senate. Her assignments included¬†serving as the national party’s liaison to state and¬†local government and overseeing grassroots growth¬†at local, state and national levels. She is married to¬†Spencer Abraham, former U.S. Senator from Michigan¬†(1995-2001) and former Secretary of Energy¬†(2001-2005) under President George W. Bush. In¬†2002, Jane founded her own consulting firm,¬†Abraham Strategies. She has served as Vice Chairman,¬†Michigan Republican Party, since 2006.

In addition to her work with the SBA List, Jane is an energetic advocate for women and children through a variety of charities, including the National Safe Kids Campaign, the Lab School of Washington, the National Children’s Alliance, and Race for the Cure breast cancer campaigns both nationally and in Washington, D.C. Jane has also worked closely with the Angel Tree project of Prison Fellowship. Jane and Spence have three children.