October 2015 20 Questions: On Leadership

On leadership

Lessons and advice from north country leaders

Since NNY Business began publishing monthly in December 2010, we have featured a wide-ranging, in-depth interview with a different north country business or leader 11 times a year, skipping December for our 20 Under 40 emerging leaders issue. Our 54 featured interviews to date have not been limited to the for-profit sector. We’ve sat down with nonprofit and not-for-profit leaders, and educational and health care leaders. The 20 questions that follow are the best of leadership from nearly five years of interviews. [Read more…]

20 Questions with Kevin E. Lewis – January 2015

Kevin E. Lewis, CEO of Bernier, Carr & Associates since September, has been in the field for decades. While he could work in any number of larger markets, he chose the north country for the people and its distinct qualities. This month, he sat down with us to talk about the importance of learning from every single failure or success, what it’s like to lead the Bernier, Carr, and where the company is headed in the future.

Bernier Carr & Associates CEO Kevin E. Lewis talks about the firm's future at its Watertown offices. || Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business

Bernier Carr & Associates CEO Kevin E. Lewis talks about the firm’s future at its Watertown offices. || Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business

NAME: Kevin E. Lewis

AGE: 60

JOB: CEO of Bernier, Carr & Associates Engineers, Architects & Land Surveyors, P.C.

FAMILY: wife, Kelly; daughters, Kaleigh and Erin; son, Ryan

EXPERIENCE: director, Thomas Group Architects & Engineers, 1993-1997; president, Applied Computer Technologies, 1997-1999; president and CEO, Epic Data International, 1999-2001; president, Tetra Tech Architects & Engineers, 2002-2012

EDUCATION: Bachelors from University of New Hampshire at Plymouth State;

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