J. Lacey Lewis

J. Lacey Lewis

Senior Vice President, Finance

Lacey Lewis is senior vice president of finance for Cox Enterprises, a company dedicated to building a better future through our leading communications and automotive services. The companies major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Automotive. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Cox is a global company with $21 billion in annual revenues and brands that include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Cox Homelife. Founded in 1898 by Ohio Governor James M. Cox, the company is a family-owned business committed to its people, communities and the planet. At Cox, she oversees Cox's financial planning and analysis, audit, accounting, sustainability operations, fleet and newsprint supply functions.

Lewis previously served as Cox Enterprises' vice president of corporate development, a role she assumed in 2006. She joined the company's internal audit department in 1984 and held a number of roles across Cox's operating companies, including director of business operations and vice president of investor relations for Cox Communications, as well as vice president and chief financial officer of Cox Interactive Media. Prior to joining Cox, she worked for Deloitte and Touche.

In 2014, Lewis was named the Oracle Chief Sustainability Officer of the Year. The Media Financial Management Association honored Lewis in 2012 with one of its People to Watch awards, and she was named a Woman of Excellence by Business to Business magazine in 2011.

Lewis serves on the Board of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association as Treasurer. She served for nine years on the Board of the Georgia Conservancy. She serves on the Advisory Council for the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University. She is a member of the Board of Visitors for Emory University and is a member of the Board of Directors for BrightFarms. 

Lewis holds a bachelor's of science degree in business administration from Auburn University and is a graduate of the executive development program at Emory University's Goizueta Business School.