Cornelius Lewis

Cornelius Lewis is the Digital Engagement Manager of Welcoming America. In his role, he manages content across the organization’s communication channels.

Cornelius has over seven years of mission-driven strategic communications experience. Previously, he was the Communications Manager at the Music Maker Relief Foundation, a North Carolina-based nonprofit that works at the intersection of arts and social justice by partnering with elderly musicians.

Cornelius has also worked as an artist manager for 10 years with GRAMMY-winning and nominated clients such as Che Apalache and the Carolina Chocolate Drops. He has a B.S. in Sustainable Development & Agroecology from Appalachian State University and a Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Cornelius is originally from Chicago but has lived in the Triangle area of North Carolina for over 20 years, now living in Carrboro with his wife and son.