UpwardAction Salutes Byron E. Lewis Sr.


UpwardAction Salutes Byron E. Lewis Sr.


Advertising CEO Byron E. Lewis Sr. was born on December 25, 1931 in Newark, New Jersey. He is the founder of UniWorld Group, Inc., the oldest multicultural advertising agency in the USA and also the  American Black Film Festival, formerly known as the Acapulco Black Film Festival.

Thanks to the leadership and brilliance of Mr. Lewis, during the past 40 years UniWorld has won huge advertising accounts with companies like AT&T, Burger King, Ford Motor Company, Mars Candy-Three Musketeers, Colgate-Palmolive and The Home Depot, among many others. In 2012, Mr. Lewis retired from UniWorld and became the agency’s Chairman Emeritus.

To learn more about the work and philosophies of this African American business giant, check out this NY Times interview at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/12/business/12corner.html?_r=0.

TC Cooper is an Amazon best selling author, lawyerpreneur and president of UpwardAction®. She is also the founder of the CooperZone Virtual Learning System, which includes the Linked Impact Academy, Tweeple Impact Academy, Live Streaming Impact Academy and Social Media Magic Coaching Group. As the CEO of UpwardAction®, TC helps lawyers, consultants and other professional service providers leverage the power of the Internet to build influential brands and sustainable businesses. TC earned her law degree at Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fisk Stone Scholar, and her BA with honors from Hampton University. She is also a certified coach and graduate of CoachU.