As the chief enrollment officer for the university, Byron Lewis oversees undergraduate and graduate admissions. Prior to his appointment at Lipscomb, he served in several capacities at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas including Associate Dean of Admission, Interim Dean of Admission and Executive Director of Enrollment Services. He has worked in K-12 and higher education since 2001 serving as Director of College Counseling at Greater Atlanta Christian School and Associate Director of Admissions at Freed-Hardeman University. His professional career also includes working in marketing and sales for Dell Inc. and Sony Music before beginning his career in higher education.
Lewis completed undergraduate coursework at the University of Missouri-Columbia before transferring to Freed-Hardeman University where he completed a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and a Masters in Ministry. Lewis has also completed post-graduate work in education at Tennessee Technological University. A native of St. Charles, Missouri, he and his wife Jennifer have three children.