These advocates work tirelessly to help veterans succeed in the civilian workplace. Get to know who they are, what they do, and how they advocate for the veteran community.
Dr. Madeline Ann Lewis is the President/CEO at Executive Women’s Success Institute. She was a Master Sergeant (E-8) in the Army Reserve, 1984-2007.
“I take pride in being a Veteran. The Veteran Champions of the Year Award recognition provides the opportunity to speak about and showcase my experiences as a woman exhibiting strength in the business world. Being able to help veterans (especially women), transition into the civilian workforce and move forward with confidence is my way of giving back. It’s a way of lessening the worry off their shoulders about moving out of their comfort zone so they can show up to rise up.”
Champion’s Job Responsibilities:
Dr. Lewis uses her skills and expertise as a career strategist and business to help female veterans move into upper management or executive level positions.
Why Dr. Lewis was nominated for the Veteran Champions of the Year in Corporate America Award:
Dr. Lewis is passionate about helping women, and female veterans hold a special place in her heart. She is an advocate of women. Because of her involvement with veterans, Dr. Lewis is admired and has also been recognized and selected as a finalist by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association for the 2016 Woman Vetrepreneur of the Year Award. Dr. Lewis has provided resources to veterans through vehicles such as VETs Talk Interviews. She received a Governor’s Citation (from the late Governor Schaffer) for her service during Desert Storm.