Helping you achieve your personal best!
Ernest A. Lewis .
Business Coach .
December 2, 2015
"The reward of a thing well done
is to have done it.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ernest A. Lewis
Since 1996, Ernest A. Lewis has been dedicated to helping individuals, businesses and not-for-profit organizations increase performance levels and Create a Better Work Place. As Principal of E.A. Lewis Consulting, he helps organizations identify what they need to do to improve and then helps them make it happen through Strategic Action Planning, executive coaching, professional development, continuous improvement, and team building programs.
Noted as being an excellent presenter and skilled facilitator, Ernest’s engaging style provides for productive and memorable learning experiences. Over the years, thousands of participants have found an enjoyable environment where they can be open and honest to say what needs to be said, do what needs to be done, and best of all, get better results!. Ernest shows participants how to find fun and energy in their work and their life.
As a certified lecturer of the Adizes Methodology for Organizational Transformation, an internationally recognized process used by organizations worldwide to identify deeply rooted organizational problems, Ernest helps organizations develop the best solutions and implement those solutions with employee involvement and commitment. Based on fundamental principles of mutual trust and mutual respect, the Adizes Methodology allows an organization to eliminate even the most significant barriers to high performance.
Ernest has been an adjunct professor at Owens Community College teaching small business management and entrepreneurship. His background includes certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Society for Human Resource Management and ten years in the engineering consulting industry where his responsibilities included project and construction management and internal management training in the areas of continuous improvement, coaching, and team building.
Past president of the Toledo Chapter of the American Society of Training and Development and past board member and treasurer of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers. He is also a former board member for the Lucas County Community Partnership, and Judan Judo of Toledo. Additional professional association activities include the Toledo Area Human Resource Association and multiple entrepreneurial organizations and chambers of commerce in the Greater Toledo and Hampton Roads areas.
He completed his MBA in Management at the University of Toledo where he also received his BSME. He is an honorary member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for Collegiate Schools of Business and the Sigma Iota Epsilon Honorary Management Fraternity. He is also recognized in the 1995-1996 edition of The National Dean’s List for the top 1/2 of 1% of college graduates nationwide.
In his spare time, Ernest is an RRCA certified Running Coach and founder of Empowered 2 Run, and helps individuals achieve their fitness goals including health and wellness, running 5K races, and marathons. He also volunteers for Team In Training and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society where he runs marathons and fundraises annually to support the fight against cancer.
“I have known Ernie for over ten years and have always been impressed by his professionalism, knowledge and experience. He truly cares for his clients and helps them to reach peak performance.”
Sales and Marketing Capabilities Project Manager, BP
“E.A. Lewis Consulting was hired to assist in efforts to improve morale in a warehouse environment. Ernie achieved such positive results that we expanded his project to include our sales and management teams!”
- George Evanoff
"I have hired Ernie for eight years as a trainer for my Leadership Toledo classes and will continue to do so. He does a terrific job as an individual and team developer. He is bright, active, fun and creative. Ernie is also a wonderful volunteer to many organizations and causes. He is an all around class act! Contact Ernie. You will be glad you did.”
- Dave Schlaudecker
“Ernie is a master at bringing people to common ground and helping both individuals and companies reach their potential.”
- Mary Kern
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