Lew Jaffe has guest lectured at numerous major Universities, speaking at Private Equity/Venture Capital and various industry conferences and provide some consulting to companies in distress that require a change in strategy, operational improvement and financial restructuring. He is a proven operating executive with significant turnaround and growth experience, successful with generating profits and creating shareholder value in both public and private companies by aligning strategies with customer and market demands, bringing existing products to new markets and refining offerings to existing markets. He is experienced in creating sales and margin growth organically and through M&A activities, and exploiting synergies. Currently, Lew sits on the Board of Directors of Benihana Corporation, Bond Laboratories and York Telecom.
Stanford University: Executive Program Smaller Companies, Entrepreneurship 1993
La Salle University: BS, Physics & Psychology 1978
The American College of Corporate Directors: Masters Certification Public Company Director, Board Governance 2015
Areas of Expertise (8)
Industry Expertise (5)
Career Accomplishments (professional)
Raised over $1 Billion in debt and equity.
Successfully sold three public companies.
Lew can toss eight out of ten shrimp into a chef's hat at Benihana.
- American College of Public Directors