Anthony Lewis, Carey ’97, ’99

Region Vice President of Government Affairs, Mid Atlantic
Verizon Communications, Inc

Tony Lewis assumed this position in October 2011, and his responsibilities include shaping and advancing Verizon’s public policy initiatives for the wireline, wireless and enterprise business segments. He also directs Verizon’s philanthropic activities for the region.

Prior to this position, Lewis served as Vice President of Wholesale Development and Operations for Verizon Wireless. From 2004 to 2008, Lewis was the president of Verizon - Washington DC . Previously Lewis held the title of Executive Director, Business Planning. Lewis joined The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of Virginia, now Verizon Virginia in 1986 as a group manager in the operator services department.

Lewis graduated from Elizabeth City State University with a BA degree in business in 1986. He furthered his education at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business Leadership Development Program and the Johns Hopkins Leadership Development Program in 1996. He obtained his MBA from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2000.