Don W. Lewis has served as the President/CEO of Aberdeen Proving Ground FCU (APGFCU), for over 24 years. He became the 2nd President/CEO of the credit union in 1995 after holding various positions at the credit union.


Throughout his tenure, Don has led APGFCU to reach over a billion dollars in assets and with more than 125,000 members. APGFCU operates with the philosophy of “people helping people.” Members and
employees participate in and contribute generously to events every year.  More than 50 non-profit organizations are supported annually with time, talent and treasure including The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna, Harford Family House, Boys & Girls Clubs
of Harford County, Meals on Wheels, SARC and many more.


Don stresses the importance of education and saving. Emphasis on education and financial independence is a primary mission at the credit union. In 2011, 80 percent of community outreach was dedicated to youth financial literacy programs. Nearly 430 sessions brought face-to-face instruction to more than 10,150 young people.

 

Don and the credit union have been recognized for many awards and accolades. He is credited as the driving force in APGFCU’s active community involvement, and as a visionary, continually guiding APGFCU into new areas of opportunity.


Don is also a senior pastor and founder of Covenant Living Fellowship (CLF) located in Randallstown Maryland. He has been married to Danielle Lewis, a retired registered nurse, and teacher, for over 44 years.  He is the father of Aaron, Nikia, and Kimira, and grandfather to Ehren.


Don has served on such boards as the Boys and Girls Clubs of Harford County, the Economic Advisory Board to Harford County, WEAA FM Radio Morgan State University’s Advisory Board, and the Economic Advisory Commission for the city of Aberdeen to name a few. He is a family man, visionary, pastor, businessman, and a worker towards the empowerment of communities.

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