AT&T has more than 5,000 employees working and 13,000 retirees living in Michigan, and the company has invested nearly $1.4 billion in its best-in-class wired and wireless networks in Michigan between 2016 and 2018.
Since assuming the state president role, Lewis has quickly become a leader in the Michigan community joining the boards of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Detroit Regional Chamber, Detroit Economic Club, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Walsh College. Lewis was also named a Michigan Chronicle Men of Excellence Honoree and as chairperson for the Salvation Army 2019 Red Kettle Campaign.
In addition, Lewis spearheaded AT&T’s Believe Detroit initiative, a community and employee engagement initiative aimed at promoting educational opportunities, academic achievement, and a path to self-sufficiency for the Detroit community.
Lewis joined AT&T in 2009 as Director of External and Corporate Affairs for the company’s operations in Indiana. In addition to his service to AT&T Indiana during that time, Lewis was a member of the Board of Directors for the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, the United Way of Central Indiana, the Hispanic Business Council, Fort Wayne Urban League, and the NAACP state education committee. In 2003, Lewis was appointed as Indiana’s Clerk of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Tax Court, making him the 4th African American in the history of Indiana to serve as a statewide elected official and the second African American to serve as Clerk.