Drew Lewis has been appointed chairman of the Board of Directors for United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley. Lewis, Vice President of Business Development in Automatic Data Processing's (ADP’s) Small Business Services (SBS) Division, has been involved with United Way for more than 10 years.
Lewis has been on the Board of Directors for United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley since 2002. During his tenure, he served on the Success by Six Committee and the Finance Committee. He was Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee from 2010-2012. Lewis also serves on the Boy Scouts Minsi Trails Council Board.
“I am honored to serve in my new role as chair,” said Lewis. “The United Way’s Board is made up of a very talented and dedicated group of community volunteers, who are committed to ensuring that everyone in the Lehigh Valley has the opportunity for a good life. I look forward to working with my fellow Board members, volunteers, partners and the staff.”
Said Susan Gilmore, president, United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, “We are so pleased that Drew Lewis is our new Board Chair. His energy, passion and strong belief in the mission and work of the United Way is outstanding. We are excited to begin our next phase of growth under Drew’s strong leadership.”
Prior to working at ADP, Lewis worked for Air Products and Chemicals' North American Merchant Gases business as the Market Segment Manager in the Oilfield Services and Medical Segments. He has also held a variety of positions in both the private and public sectors including Director of Community and Economic Development in Northampton County; principal in the Promethean Advisory Group; and manager in the Strategic Advisory Services Practice of Ernst & Young LLP.
Lewis received his Bachelor of Arts from Brown University and his Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
In addition to Lewis’ appointment, several members of the Board were re-elected/elected.
Re-elected to serve a second three-year term to the class of 2015 were:
Todd Donnelly, Viamedia; Dennis Hower, Teamsters Local 773; Ross Marcus, Northampton County; David Noel, Dual Temp; and Jane Stone, Highmark Blue Shield.
Elected to the class of 2013 were:
Susan Hoffman, Lehigh Valley Health Network; Dr. C. Russell Mayo, Allentown School District; and Dr. Joseph Roy, Bethlehem Area School District.
Elected to the class of 2014 was:
Paul Farr, PPL.
Elected to the class of 2015 were:
Wendy Born, Community Volunteer; and Eduardo Eichenwald, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation.
Mission of the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
The mission of the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley is to provide the leadership, convene the partnerships, and develop the resources and solutions that improve our community. We remain committed to these goals and sincerely appreciate the continued support of partners, program providers and donors throughout the Lehigh Valley.