february, 2021

thu11feb4:00 pmthu5:15 pmBHM Alumni Speaker SeriesLarry Lewis4:00 pm - 5:15 pm CST OnlineRegister

Event Details

Hear from Larry Lewis, President, PROJECTXYZ, and CEO, BizTech during our Black History Month Speaker Series.

About Larry Lewis

Drawing on 28 years of business experience, Larry Lewis serves alongside his wife, as President of PROJECTXYZ, Inc., a woman-owned small business headquartered in Huntsville, AL. PROJECTXYZ has grown into a diversified operation company with core capabilities in Logistics, Alternative Energy, Foreign Military Sales, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Information Technology.  Mr. Lewis has developed a diversified portfolio of companies underneath PROEJCTXYZ.  In 2019, Lewis partnered with the Food Network’s Darnell SuperChef Ferguson to open Superhero Chefs in downtown Tuscumbia. Recently, PROJECTXZ purchased a 68,500 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Muscle Shoals, AL saving 137 jobs in the area. PROJECTXYZ also purchased WTZT Television, a broadcast TV Station covering North Alabama.

Mr. Lewis is heavily engaged in the startup community serving as CEO of BizTech. He is passionate about opening up access to investment capital to those startups in need of funding. He was instrumental in developing the Angels of North Alabama (ANA), an organization that matches entrepreneurs with potential investors.

Mr. Lewis was appointed by the City of Tuscumbia to serve on the Shoals Economic Development Authority (SEDA). This organization provides economic development and workforce development services. Mr. Lewis is also the Advisory Board Chair for Alabama A&M’s RISE Foundation, an organization that promotes commercialization and business development of the University’s technology and technical capabilities.

Mr. Lewis serves on the board for the Business Council of Alabama; Past Board Chair for the United Way Huntsville/ Madison County; Entrepreneurial Co-Chair Committee of 100 Launch 2035 Initiative; Board Member for The Catalyst Center for Business and Entrepreneurship; Board Member for the Faith Initiative.

He received his BS degree in Technical Industrial Management and his MBA in Strategic Planning and Finance from the University of Alabama.

Time

(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm CST

Location

Online

Organizer

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Culverhousediversity@culverhouse.ua.edu

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