Episode #1 – Conversation with Hollywood Actor and Director- Phill Lewis

I could not be prouder to announce my very first guest on my new podcast launching on Monday, March 4th will be my incredibly talented, insightful, and sometimes funny, my son Phill Lewis.

Phill is an actor, director, and best known for his role as Mr. Moseby on the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and its spin-off, The Suite Life on Deck. Phill has also made appearances on popular TV shows such as Lizzie McGuire, Friends, The Wayans Bros, and Scrubs.

This podcast episode is sure to be a huge hit with all ages, backgrounds, TV and movie enthusiasts and Hollywood personalities to top it off.

Phill has led an incredible life and career starting as early as age 4. We will be discussing his journey in depth and it’s a great way to launch my new podcast adventure, which I can honestly say is the new highlight of my life in semi-retirement.

Set your calendars now, March 4th Monday, tune in and download the first episode. You won’t be disappointed. Tell your friends, to tell their friends so we can kick this off with a bang.

About the author, Delano

Mr. Lewis served ten years in the Federal Government from 1963 until 1973. He served as an attorney with the Dept. of Justice; as an attorney in the Office of Compliance in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Associate Director of the US Peace Corps in Nigeria and Country Director of US Peace Corps in Uganda; Legislative Assistant to US Senator Edward W. Brooke of Massachusetts and Chief of Staff for Delegate Walter Fauntroy of the District of Columbia.

From 1973 until 1984, Delano Lewis was an executive with the C& P Telephone Company in Washington DC, a subsidiary of AT&T. From 1984 until 1994, he was an Officer of Bell Atlantic (now Verizon) retiring in 1994 as President and CEO of the District of Columbia operations. In 1994, Mr. Lewis was named President and CEO of National Public Radio in Washington, DC.

In June 1999, President Clinton nominated Delano Lewis as US Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa. The United States Senate confirmed him on November 10th, 1999. He assumed his Ambassadorship in Pretoria, South Africa on December 22, 1999, and served until his retirement from Diplomatic Service on July 13, 2001.

Mr. Lewis has been a recipient of many awards and honorary degrees, most notably, Washingtonian of the Year in 1978. He received a Distinguished Alumni Citation from his alma mater, The University of Kansas, in 1994. There are numerous honorary degrees from such institutions as Barry University, Bowie State University, Washburn University, George Washington University, Kent State University, NOVA Southeastern University, Southern Illinois University and Lafayette College. Presently, he serves on the boards of Colgate Palmolive, and American Institutes for Research.

Delano Lewis and his wife Gayle reside in Las Cruces, NM and he is President and CEO of his consulting practice, Lewis Associates, Inc. The Lewis’ have 4 adult sons and 11 grandchildren.

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