Dave Lewis is CEO of Delmarva Benefit Group.
Born and raised in South Jamaica, Queens, Dave is a seasoned entrepreneur, former athlete and visionary leader. At 19, he founded an import and export trucking company and grew it into the largest African-American owned trucking company at JFK Airport. After selling the company, he opened a pack and ship store, then started a small insurance agency which he led to become one of the largest Medicare agencies in Delaware.
Throughout his career, Dave has leveraged his values, entrepreneurial acumen and dedication to community service to make a lasting impact in the insurance industry. He has received the 40 Under 40 Award in NYC, the Governor’s Distinguished Gentlemen Award for entrepreneurship and community service, and a Letter of Recognition from Senator Tom Carper’s office for his business and community work. As a former President of the Dover Rotary, Dave also received a Rotary Presidential Citation for his exemplary service.
Dave currently resides in Felton, Delaware, with his partner, Alexis Nazario. His determination and drive are evident in his love of sports. Over the years, Dave has played semi-pro football, competed in professional drag racing and coached youth football. Off the field, he’s the loving father of a blended family of three sons and a daughter, and a proud grandfather of two grandchildren.