Chequan Lewis

Class of 2018

Economic Development

Chequan Lewis is a multidisciplinary professional who leverages significant experience as a lawyer and business leader to solve complex problems in both the private and public sectors. As senior director and counsel at Pizza Hut LLC, he manages the brand’s strategic efforts in domestic franchising transactions and administration and brand enforcement.

During PLS, Lewis focused on the revitalization and relaunching of the South Dallas Fair Park Opportunity Fund, an entity at the City of Dallas that directly invests public funds in the form of targeted grants and low-interest loans for small businesses and nonprofits serving this high-need, high-potential area. The Fund aims to further human and economic development in South Dallas by unlocking and fueling the community’s capacity to revitalize itself.


Expertise: Economic Development
Project: Economic Development
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2020-2021 Applications Update