Jimmy Lewis

Major Gifts Officer

Jimmy Lewis joined ACTA as Major Gifts Officer in February of 2023. Mr. Lewis works closely with ACTA’s Vice President of Development, Michael Deshaies, as well as ACTA’s President and CEO, Dr. Michael Poliakoff.

Prior to joining ACTA, Mr. Lewis acquired his B.S. in Religion and M.A. in Philosophy from Liberty University. After his formal education, he relocated to the Washington, DC area and has been working in higher education and think tanks ever since.

When he isn’t reading or writing, Mr. Lewis likes to spend his time discussing and debating ideas in cigar lounges with friends and strangers alike.


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