December 1, 2017 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Deal by Titan Reginald F. Lewis. With $985 million - the largest leveraged buyout in America - Mogul Lewis became the 1st African American billion dealmaker.
ePahayagan Editor's Note: There's been a lot of interest in Loida Nicolas Lewis lately. We think it's important on reading once again a very well researched 2007 article on the leadership qualities of Ms. Nicolas Lewis and how she has developed into becoming a strong community leader. How One Filipina Woman Steered the Course of One of the Most Successful Business Enterprises in America. "From Cheerleader to Coach" By Regina Balane, Manila, December 2007. Story from Munting Nayon.
Loida Nicolas Lewis (Global FWN100™ '130) is the chair of the Reginald F. Lewis Foundation and former Chair and CEO, TLC Beatrice International. A former immigration lawyer, Ms. Lewis helped to found the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund. In this interview with New York Times food critic Ligaya Mishan, Loida dishes on her favorite Filipino foods to cook, her love of lobster, and the legacy of her husband, the late Reginald F. Lewis. News story from New York Times.