West Henrietta, NY— The Lewis family of companies has announced the promotion of Dennis Brown from Senior Vice President, COO to President, COO.
Dennis began his career with Lewis in 1991 as a crew leader. During his 30-year career with Lewis, he has subsequently held the positions of General Foreman, Area Manager, Division Manager, Regional Vice President, and Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer.
“Dennis is a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers outstanding results. He is highly respected among our employee owners, board members, and customers alike,” said Thomas Rogers, Chief Executive Officer. “This is a well-deserved promotion. From Lewis’ heightened operational performance to the considerable growth of our business, there are truly too many accomplishments to name. I am confident that Dennis will excel in his new role.”
“I am deeply grateful to expand my leadership role in such a well-respected company,” added Brown. “Beyond vegetation management, delivering a safe, professional, hassle-free customer experience is what makes Lewis a truly exceptional company. I am proud to serve alongside my fellow employee-owners—all of whom relentlessly pursue the success of our customers and one another. We have the right talent and empowered, team-based culture to ensure success well into the future.”
About Lewis: The Lewis family of companies is a values-based, employee-owned firm with over 4,000 team members throughout the U.S. Founded in 1938, Lewis is celebrating 80+ years as leaders in the utility vegetation management business. Lewis personnel work in support of large investor-owned utilities, electric coops, and municipal electric utilities, providing a wide range of vegetation management services and expertise including transmission and distribution utility line clearance, outage response and storm restoration services. Utilities count on Lewis to get the Job Done Right®.