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Calling the plays - Alumni Profiles
December 2013 Issue
Mark Lewis was only a year into his job at the NCAA when he had to tackle two unpopular decisions: To stop selling team jerseys through the NCAA website and to stop licensing a popular football video game. Fortunately, he had the skills needed to avoid a potential firestorm. “I didn’t take a class on whether to sell jerseys on a website or not, but what I felt like I learned at Georgia was a skill set of problem solving and orienting myself to processing information and making a decision. That’s not something you learn in a classroom, but part of the whole experience,” says Lewis (BBA ’88, JD ’92), who became executive vice president for championships and alliances at the NCAA in April 2012. Just 20 years earlier Lewis was a standout at UGA, a polished debater who led UGA’s moot court team to a national championship in 1992. President Jere W. Morehead, who oversaw the UGA School of Law’s …
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