Mr. Richard Lewis, the owner of RTL Networks, Inc. is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and William and Mary’s MBA program. Additionally, he has a Masters degree in Computer Systems Security and over 20 years of military and corporate leadership experience. Lewis received his honorable discharge from the U. S. Air Force at the rank of Captain after serving his country in Operation Southern Watch and various international assignments. Lewis was awarded several military commendations including the Air Force Outstanding Unit and Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards, Joint Service Achievement Medal, and awarded Air Force Commendation Medal (on two occasions). He was also elected by peers to teach and enforce the Air Force Academy honor code.
Before founding RTL Networks, Inc., Lewis served in senior leadership positions for Cisco Systems, Qwest and Avaya, where he was responsible developing and executing strategic plans and delivering network consulting services to Fortune 500 and national service providers. As President/CEO of RTL Networks, Lewis has effectively leveraged his education and wealth of past experiences to grow his company from an idea into a multi-million dollar organization.