Dan Lewis


Dan Lewis is the Executive Director of The River Foundation, the giving arm of First Southern Family of Companies. Dan has a BS in Economics and Business Administration from Ursinus College, a Masters of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate of Missiology with a focus on Emerging Missional Leadership Development from Asbury Theological Seminary. Prior to joining the River Foundation in 2008, Dan had a 21 year career with Young Life in NJ, FL and KY. Dan is also an adjunct professor at Asbury University at the Howard Dayton School of Business and an affiliate professor at Asbury Seminary in the Christian Leadership Department. He spends a lot of his free time coaching young missional leaders throughout central Kentucky and resourcing them through his website www.next2lead.com.

Dan is from South Jersey originally, lived in Florida for 9 years as well, but has reached Colonel Status after living in Kentucky for 15 years! He and Mary, an RN at the University of Kentucky Hospital, have been married for 26 years, live in Wilmore, KY, and have two adult children, Bonnie and James.