Pioneers | Promotion | Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire
Discover the life and legacy of business pioneer, philanthropist and titan Reginald F. Lewis. Lewis rose to prominence as a lawyer, financier and leader of TLC Beatrice International. Lewis was the first African American to close an overseas billion dollar leveraged buyout deal. He acquired an unprecedented global conglomerate, and paved the way for future entrepreneurs and black leaders.