For 20+ years Lewen has been a dedicated, energetic, cross-functional leader with proven results in his financial support to CEO’s and other Senior Leadership members. His experience ranges from small to medium private companies to large public companies. He excels at assisting leaders to maintain a healthy cash flow position, helping them to understand the profitability drivers in their businesses so they are making the best short and long-term decisions, enhancing financial reporting capabilities and creating annual operating plans and quarterly forecasts that help these leaders achieve their company and personal goals. He has served companies in many industries including consulting, property management, insurance, construction, rewards & incentives and telecommunications.
His specialties include strategic planning, financial and KPI reporting and analysis, accounting and finance process improvements, budgeting and forecasting, client profitability, pricing, financial system implementations, among others. Before joining New Life, CFO Lewen spent 13 years at Parago, Inc. and Blackhawk Network where he held a Sr. Director position and had P&L responsibility for several companies simultaneously issuing more than $1 billion in annual incentives. His previous experience also includes 8 years of P&L planning and reporting responsibility for the U.S., European and Canadian operations at Vartec & Excel Communications.
His core values start with integrity and loyalty. He is here to serve and has a proven record of productive, high-quality results. He believes in truly being a partner with the companies he represents and helping them to each achieve their goals.
Lewen has an MBA from Louisiana State University and a BS of Accounting from Grambling State University.