Lewis, CEO of L. M. Lewis Consulting and an entrepreneur in the tech and diversity fields, was selected as a Fulbright Specialist in February 2019 and has lent her knowledge as a tech director and consultant for nonprofits and startups around the country. She has also volunteered at the planetarium in the St. Louis Science Center, served as a board member with the St. Louis Downtown Neighborhood Association, founded the LGBT Center of St. Louis, and sat on committees for multiple organizations dedicated to improving the St. Louis region.
Johnston has been immersed in the St. Louis Innovation Ecosystem working for several Entrepreneur Support Organizations. Having the experience of starting several businesses herself and growing up with entrepreneurial parents she understand first-hand what is needed to grow and succeed when launching a new venture. Additionally, she helped establish a nonprofit dog park in her neighborhood and now serves on their board. She has a passion for growing the St. Louis Economy by supporting entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Cortex Innovation Community
STL Economic Development Partnership Business Centers
Elise Miller Hoffman
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
CIC St. Louis
Mary Louise Helbig
BRAND of St. Louis