Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives
North Carolina Military Business Center
PO Box 1748
Fayetteville, NC 28302
Dennis “Denny” Lewis joined the North Carolina Military Business Center in January 2015 after a career in the US Army and 14 years experience in the Federal Business Sector.
Denny is responsible for working with NC business to develop and execute strategies to win new business and grow existing programs with the Federal Sector, particularly within the DoD.
Prior to joining NCMBC, Denny was the senior executive account manager and director of the DoD Customer Segment for Harris Corporation’s Government Communications Systems Division. In this capacity, he led the division’s business development efforts to expand existing DoD markets and penetrate new ones. Denny also held the position of director of DoD Business Development for Harris IT Services. Prior to joining Harris, he was with CACI in Chantilly, VA where he served as the VP of CACI’s Army Business development team and then Senior Vice President and Manager a $100M international services P&L, and was VP of CACI’s Army business development team. Prior to CACI, Denny was vice president for Warfighting Systems and Future Concepts at Defense Group, Inc., in Alexandria, VA.
In addition to his industry experience, Denny served in various operational, joint, and legislative affairs assignments as a career Army officer (including 11 years at Ft Bragg in both the Division and the Corps), providing him with broad experience within the DoD and associated Corporate communities.
He earned a B.S. in Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, an M.S. in Industrial Relations from Purdue University, attended the US Air Force War College, is a Shipley trained Capture Manager, and a Miller-Heiman trained Salesman.
Mr. Lewis is a member of the Association of the U.S. Army, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, the National Defense Industrial Association and served on their local boards in the Washington DC area before moving to North Carolina in the fall of 2014.
Denny’s office is located in the Triangle and is available by appointment. He and his wife currently reside in Chatham County near Jordan Lake.