New Staff Bio - Obi Lewis! (2)

Obi E. Lewis

Assistant Director of Development

Email:  obi@newfuturesdc.org

As a development and fundraising professional, Obi brings nearly two decades of experience to the Assistant Development Director position at New Futures. He’s handled proposal writing, prospecting, grant reporting, special events, compliance and donor programs for several high-performing nonprofits. Obi has worked, consulted, or participated with several award-winning organizations like 100 Black Men, Morehouse College, and the Roots of Music that excel at youth
mentorship, educational enrichment, and career advising.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Morehouse College and completed his graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley and the New School for Social Research.

Outside of work, Obi is an avid reader, frequent traveler and remains politically active
about Climate Change, racial equity and other social concerns.

Ask me about...

sports and current events.

My superpower is...

my creativity in the kitchen.