Regina graduated from UArts in 2009 with a BFA in Illustration. She is currently Senior Designer at Random House Children's Books in the young adult division. Regina's clients include Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Random House, Amazon Publishing, Sourcebooks, Bloomsbury, and Simon and Schuster.
Regina has designed artwork for several books on The New York Times best-sellers list, including When Dimple Met Risihi (Simon and Schuster, 2017) and Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls (Simon and Schuster, 2016). Another notable title she's designed is the 20th Anniversary Buffy Watchers Guide (Simon and Schuster, 2017). Regina is also responsible for design work in 11 Tamora Pierce books (Random House, 2017-2018) including repackages for Pierce's iconic Protector of the Small series and Pierce's latest, Tempests and Slaughter (Random House, 2018).
Regina won first place in the New York Book Show series category for her design and art direction on L. J. Smith's Night World series.
In 2016, Regina debuted her first picture book, Emily Grace and the What-Ifs, written by Lisa Gehring (Magination Press).
In 2017, Regina was invited to speak at New York Comic Con, on a panel called Women of Color: Break out the Books, moderated by Diana Pho of Tor.com, a publishing site for original fiction, art, and commentary on science fiction and related subjects.
Regina identifies as "hapa" (half Filipino, half American) and is always advocating for diversity in publishing, ensuring accurate representation of diverse characters on book covers.