Dr. Madeline Ann Lewis is the President/CEO of the Deline Institute for Professional Development. She is a career strategist coach, author, speaker, trainer and consultant. She has been certified through the Professional Woman Network as a Diversity Trainer with special emphasis in Women Issues and the Genesis Life Coaching Institute. Her knowledge of business and professionalism is supported by 21 years of work experience in the military (retired), 20 years of continuous work as a civilian with the city and federal government and as an entrepreneur. She also lends her expertise by being an adjunct professor with the University of Phoenix and Davenport University.
Strategically located in one of the most politically disciplined geographic locations in the nation, Dr. Lewis uses her experience in training and education to benefit local affiliations with government agencies, the private sector, and organizations such as Federally Employed Women (FEW). Additionally, she is an active member of numerous national groups including the Federally Employed Women, the African American Federal Executives Association, the National Association of Female Executives, and the Women’s Army Corps Veterans Association.
Dr. Lewis has been recognized through several venues such as one of WE Magazine’s 2009 Hall of Fame Honorees; nominated for the Office Depot 2007 Business Woman of the Year Award; recognition for Empowerment of Women from the Professional Woman Network and receiving the Women in Public Policy 2007 Member to Watch Award. She has a governor’s citation for her service during Desert Storm; and three volunteer service awards from the Attorney General. She is on the International Advisory Board of the Professional Women Network and she served a three year term as Board Director for the Justice Federal Credit Union.
Dr. Lewis has written and had published several articles which have appeared in magazines, business journals and online. She has also been quoted in several articles written by others. She is the author of Finding Your Best Inside: How to Persevere and Become the Person You Were Meant to Be and Playing from the Blue Tee: Women in the Federal Government. She’s also the co-author of four books Overcoming the Super Woman Syndrome (a 5 star hit, translated to Polish); A Woman’s Journey to Wellness: Mind, Body & Spirit; You’re on Stage: Image, Etiquette, Branding and Style and Rising to the Top: A Guide to Success.
Dr. Lewis’ motto: “Being proud of your background and unique attributes will ensure continued growth. Recognition provides the opportunity to speak about and showcase our experiences as women exhibiting strength in the business world.”