David Lewis has spent the crux of his career working on behalf of rural communities and businesses. A lifelong farmer and entrepreneur with strong ties to North Carolina’s agribusiness sector, David joined Sentinel to continue safeguarding and protecting the rural people and places he holds dear. David’s seven terms in the NC House of Representatives has earned him many accolades and awards for outstanding service to the citizens he represents in Harnett County. He currently serves as chairman of the House Rules, Calendar, and Operations Committee.
David is currently leading the effort to open Sentinel’s newest office in Fayetteville, which also happens to be David’s hometown. David received his degree in Business Administration from Campbell University, which recognized him for his professional accomplishments and service to his alma mater with their Distinguished Alumni Award in 2013. Of all 170 state lawmakers, David was recently named the most business friendly legislator by the North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation. He continues to oversee operations at his family farm, Lewis Farms, Inc., alongside his legislative duties and work for Sentinel.
He is active in numerous civic and nonprofit groups in North Carolina’s piedmont region.