Speaker Bio

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David C. Lewis
President/AT&T Michigan

David Lewis was named president of AT&T Michigan in March 2018. As president, Lewis is responsible for regulatory, legislative, and external affairs, as well as community and industry relations throughout the state of Michigan.

AT&T has more than 6,000 employees working and 13,000 retirees living in Michigan, and the company has invested more than $1.4 billion in its best-in-class wired and wireless networks in Michigan between 2014 and 2016.

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 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.

Prior to his time with AT&T, Lewis, a native of Indianapolis, worked for U.S. Senator Evan Bayh as the Senator’s Regional Director for Central Indiana. 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 state-wide elected official and the 2nd African American to serve as Clerk.

Lewis began his distinguished career in public service as an Indiana Governor’s Fellow. Following his fellowship, David worked for the Indiana Department of Commerce in the Community Development Division before joining the Office of Lieutenant Governor as special assistant for legislative affairs.

In 2005, Lewis was named Sagamore of the Wabash, the highest distinction in Indiana as designated by the Governor. Lewis has also been named Who’s Who of Black Indianapolis and Corporate Citizen of the Year by the NAACP State Convention David is happily married to Tralicia Powell Lewis and both are proud parents of their daughter, Logan Elise and son David Jr.