Mrs. Lewis is Chair and CEO of TLC Beatrice, LLC, a family investment firm. A lawyer by profession, admitted to practice in the Philippines and New York, Mrs. Lewis was the first Filipino woman to pass the New York bar without attending law school in the United States.
Mrs. Lewis is also the Chair of the Reginald F. Lewis Foundation, which is a benefactor of Harvard Law School, Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Virginia State University and the Lewis College in Sorsogon her home town in the Philippines. A building has been name at those institutions in Mr. Lewis’ honor. The foundation is also a major donor to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
Mrs. Lewis is member of the Board of Directors of Children’s Orchestra Society, US Philippines Society and the Apollo Theatre Foundation. She is co-founder of several advocacy organizations: Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund, National Federation of Filipino-American Associations, US Pinoys for Good Governance and Global Filipino Diaspora Council.
Mrs. Lewis lives in New York. She has two daughters and four grandchildren.