BUSINESS NEWS: Lewis Communications names company’s first female CEO

BUSINESS NEWS: Lewis Communications names company’s first female CEO
Lewis Communications new CEO, Ellen Praytor Faulkner
(Ellen Praytor Faulkner / Facebook)

There is a new manager in city and her identify is Ellen Praytor Faulkner—the initially female ever to be named CEO of Lewis Communications. Read through on to discover more. 

Why a new CEO?

Lewis Communications, a total-company promoting efficiency corporation, introduced the acquisition of the agency from prolonged-time CEO and operator Larry Norris on May 5. Norris, who served the company for above four a long time will remain as chairman and strategic advisor to the new CEO Ellen Praytor Faulkner.  

In the course of his time with Lewis, Norris led the firm’s growth from Mobile to Birmingham and to Nashville and grew the corporation to consist of 130 associates who handle about $100 million in promoting investments on a yearly basis.

“I’ve been lucky to commit my full occupation with Lewis, and I couldn’t be additional very pleased of our team and the advancement they’ve achieved for our clientele and Lewis. But with advancement and chance, comes alter. And now, I’m happy to announce our new ownership and transition strategies.”

Larry Norris, Previous CEO + Proprietor, Lewis Communications

About the new CEO, Ellen Praytor Faulkner 

Born and raised in Mobile, Faulkner started her job at Lewis additional than 32 years in the past in account company. She promptly rose up the ranks with her most the latest placement currently being senior vice president and controlling director. 

Throughout her time with the firm, she has aided shape the company’s business and produced a impressive effects on its society. 

Norris hand-picked his senior administration successors who picked Faulkner as the fourth CEO in the firm’s historical past. Not only that, but she’s the first woman to serve the role!

As CEO, Faulkner will guide an 8-member shareholder team of senior supervisors from all 3 of the firm’s places of work in Birmingham, Mobile and Nashville, Tennessee. 

“I’m profoundly honored to be named CEO. Collectively, these partners represent above 185 a long time at Lewis. We are a powerful team and we are totally fully commited to growing the legacy and achievements of our organization and shoppers.”

Ellen Praytor Faulkner, CEO, Lewis Communications

Congratulations to the new CEO and the Lewis Communications crew!

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