Richard Lewis has 20 years of program management, planning, research, and evaluation experience. He provides high-quality services that help clients drive mission effectiveness, develop and manage organizational outcomes, and implement and advance effective programs and policies for the public good. Mr. Lewis also serves as a consultant subject matter expert (SME) to The Urban Institute, a nonpartisan economic and social policy research organization, and advises on criminal justice system and legislative issues involving improving outcomes for children, families, and communities.
Mr. Lewis' knowledge base includes managing federal, state and privately funded contracts and grants; providing advice and counsel to various agencies and organizations on public policy issues and fund development initiatives; and developing and maintaining value-added strategies, partnerships, and effective working relationships with members of various branches of the federal government. His skill set comprises conducting policy-relevant research, developing balanced performance measures, and empirically evaluating programs designed to solve social problems. In addition, Mr. Lewis develops cutting-edge training curricula, delivers state-of-the-art technical assistance to clients in the public and private sector, authors papers and proposals, lectures on contemporary social justice policy issues, and provides Congressional testimony.