Now the longest tenured Spirit Awards judge with 14 years of service, Al Lewis enjoyed a successful career at organizations such as Warner-Lambert, Hunt-Wesson Foods, and the Knudsen Corporation before successfully launching and growing firms in the advertising and information technology fields. He then served as Assistant Dean for External Affairs and as an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, at the University of California, Riverside. While a faculty member, Mr. Lewis was voted “Outstanding Faculty of the Year” by the Anderson School student body for six of the eight years of his tenure at UCR. Currently Mr. Lewis sits in an advisory capacity on various company boards, and on occasion serves as an entrepreneurial coach to new venture management.
Spirit 2017 Judging Overview - Al Lewis
Chair, Judging Panel