Daniel N. Lewis
Dan is President & CEO of Native Insight, LLC, a private consulting firm advising both Tribal governments and private sector companies regarding business opportunities and partnerships.
Previously, Dan worked as Senior Vice President of Bank of America where he helped establish the bank as one of the dominant financial institutions serving Indian Country by coordinating a team that was responsible for lending and syndicating loans totaling more than $13 billion dollars.
Dan began his career in Washington, D.C. representing the Navajo Nation before Congress and the various federal agencies. He also served as a political appointee at the Department of the Interior under President George H.W. Bush. Dan was later appointed by Senator John McCain as the Minority Staff Director of the United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. In that capacity, he worked closely with Senator John McCain and Senator Daniel K. Inouye on several pieces of landmark legislation, including the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, Indian Tax and Employment Incentives, the National Museum of the American Indian and the Tribal Self-Governance Act.
Dan helped to establish a successful relationship between Indian Tribes and Boys & Girls Clubs of America. In 1990 only 12 Boys & Girls Clubs existed in Indian Country. Today over 200 clubs are serving nearly 90,000 youth in 25 states representing 90 different tribal communities. Dan continues serving as a national advisor to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Locally, Dan served as Co-Chairman of the Phoenix Local Organizing Committee for the 2017 NCAA Men’s Final Four Basketball Championship. Dan also served on the Board of Directors for the Local Organizing Committee for the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship game and the Board of Directors for the 2015 Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.
Dan graduated from Biola University with a B.S. in Business Administration. He currently lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Dan is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation and has one daughter, Landry.