Leaders at Every Level

Lewis is a company of leaders: a place where bold, diverse, experienced leadership is found across the entire company. It’s engrained in our culture. It's tangible. And it’s unique in the industry. 

This year, Lewis is taking leadership to the next level with Leadership in Action— a company-wide initiative that is moving the needle on leadership and uplifting Leaders at Every Level. 

Guided by seven leadership principles— chosen for their relevance and impact throughout the organization— we are engaging our entire team of 4000+ staff across 27 states on this exciting, important journey. We are embedding these principles into every safety call, every job site, in every department, and across every division in fulfillment of our Customer Promise and commitment to a Job Done Right®.

Learn more about our leadership principles, watch inspiring videos, enjoy special articles showcasing Lewis Leaders at every level, and help us celebrate 85 years of service at our Leadership in Action page

Senior Leadership

Leslie Kass CEO Lewis Services

Chief Executive Officer

Leslie Kass

As Lewis CEO, Leslie Kass is responsible for ensuring the success of the company’s customers and employees while developing and [...]
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President and Chief Operating Officer

Dennis Brown

As President and Chief Operating Officer at Lewis, Dennis Brown is responsible for employee safety, modeling and delivering just culture, [...]
Chad Fay VP Fleet Lewis Services

Senior Vice President, Operations Support

Chad Fay

Chad Fay serves as Senior Vice President, Operations Support for Lewis.
Jamie Garrett Senior VP Strategy Corporate Development Lewis Services

Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development

Jamie Garrett

Jamie Garrett is Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development for Lewis.
Michael OConnor Chief HR Officer Lewis Services

Chief Human Resources Officer

Michael O’Connor

Mike O’Connor is Chief Human Resources (HR) Officer at Lewis.
Edward Selee CFO & SVP - Elect Lewis Services

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Ed Selee

Ed Selee serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Lewis.

Operational Leadership

Joseph Buckler Lewis Services v3

Regional Vice President

Joseph Buckler

Joe Buckler serves as a Regional Vice President for Lewis.
Brian McBrairty Regional VP Lewis Services

Regional Vice President

Brian McBrairty

Brian McBrairty joined the Lewis team in 2019 and is currently a Regional Vice President.
Eric Scherer Regional VP Operations Lewis Services

Regional Vice President

Eric Scherer

Eric Scherer is a Regional Vice President of Operations for Lewis.
Gordon Spaugh Jr Regional VP Lewis Services

Regional Vice President

Gordon L. Spaugh, Jr.

Gordon Spaugh has served as a Regional Vice President at Lewis since 2016, when Carolina Tree Care merged with Lewis.

Corporate Leadership

Jenny Brewster Director Contract Management Lewis Services

Director of Contract Management

Jenny Brewster

Jenny Brewster has served as Director of Contract Management at Lewis since 2012.
Matthew Hatcher Lewis Services

Director of Strategy and Corporate Development

Matthew Hatcher

Matthew Hatcher is the Director of Strategy and Corporate Development for Lewis.
Huntley Hedrick VP Technology Lewis Services

Vice President of Technology

Huntley Hedrick

Huntley Hedrick has served as Vice President of Technology at Lewis, joining the company in 2020.
Jeffrey Kyles VP Finance Lewis Services

Vice President of Finance

Jeffrey Kyles

Jeff Kyles is Vice President of Finance for Lewis.
Tim Marion Controller Lewis Services

Controller

Tim Marion

Tim Marion has served as Controller for Lewis since joining the company in 2020.
Tiffany Passmore Director Risk Management Lewis Services

Director of Risk Management

Tiffany Passmore

Tiffany Passmore is Director of Risk Management, a position she has held since joining Lewis in 2018.
Stephen Polozie General Counsel VP Lewis Services

General Counsel and Vice President

Stephen Polozie

Steve Polozie has served as General Counsel and Vice President at Lewis since joining the company in 2015.
Steven Powell Director Marketing Business Development Lewis Services

Director of Marketing and Business Development

Steven Powell

Steve Powell is Director of Marketing & Business Development for Lewis.
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Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Heather Steranka

Heather Steranka serves as the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) for Lewis.
Laurel Yartz Lewis Services 1 copy

Director of Human Resources

Laurel Yartz

Laurel Yartz serves as the Director of Human Resources for Lewis.
JoAnn Zaccardo Director Human Resources Benefits Lewis Services

Vice President of Human Resources and Benefits

JoAnn Zaccardo

JoAnn Zaccardo has served in Human Resources and Benefits at Lewis since 2016.
Alaina Zieglar Director of safety Lewis Services v2

Director of Safety and Human Performance

Alaina Zieglar

Alaina Zieglar serves as the Director of Safety and Human Performance for Lewis.

Board Members

Jeffrey Corbett Board Member Lewis Services

Chairperson

Jeffrey A. Corbett

Jeff Corbett is a former utility executive with nearly 40 years of experience in the power industry.
Dawn DePerrior Board Member Lewis Services

Board Member

Dawn DePerrior

Dawn DePerrior was most recently a Managing Director, Advisory Services, for Ernst & Young.
Sandy Dominach Board Member Lewis Services

Board Member

Oksana (Sandy) Dominach

Oksana “Sandy” Dominach is Constellation Brands’ Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer.
Cary Pappas Board Member Lewis Services

Board Member

Cary C. Pappas

Cary Pappas is founder and CEO of Innovation in Action LLC (IIA), a startup that creates products to address “porch [...]
Michael Rodriguez Board Member Lewis Services

Board Member

Michael Rodriguez

Michael Rodriguez serves on the audit and finance, compensation, and enterprise risk management committees of the Lewis board.
Manny San Miguel Board Member Lewis Services

Board Member

Manuel (Manny) San Miguel

In addition to Manny San Miguel’s role as an advisor to the Lewis board, he is Chief Financial Officer for [...]
James Stenger Board Member Lewis Services

Board Member

James Stenger

James Stenger joined Lewis in 2010 as Senior Vice President and CFO, retiring from that position in 2018.

Upcoming Events & Webinars

March 4-6, 2024
NRECA - Tech Advantage Conference

Location: San Antonio, TX. Learn more.

March 24-26, 2024
ISA Southern

Location: Little Rock, AR. Learn more.

June 25-28, 2024
SEE Annual Conference & Trade Show

Location: Dallas, TX. Learn more.

September 10-12, 2024
Trees & Utilities 2024 Conference & Trade Show

Location: Fort Worth, TX. Learn more.

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