Tommie Lewis

President and CEO at Make It Plain Consulting


Tommie Lewis, President and CEO of Make It Plain Consulting, is a human resource professional, diversity expert, training facilitator, executive coach, and inclusion strategist offering 30 years of domestic and international experience. Tommie has guided government agencies, academic institutions, corporate organizations, and nonprofit agencies along their journey to diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, belonging and justice. As the co-host of “Diversity Conversations”, one of the nation’s top podcast show dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion topics, Tommie provides practical, research-based, and outcome-driven solutions to complex individual, business, and social issues. Tommie founded Make It Plain Consulting after serving on the United States Council on Race Relations: One America Initiative. He is a former professor of History and Communications at Fisk University and Chief Diversity Officer at Convergys Corporation. In addition to his IDI QA license, Tommie holds degrees and professional certifications in Africana Studies from Tennessee State University, Egyptology and Deep Thought from the University of Chicago, International & Cross-Cultural Management from the University of Houston, Emotional Intelligence and Diversity from the UCLA Emotional Intelligence and Diversity Institute and Coaching Across Cultures Executive Coaching from the Advanced International Executive Coaching Seminar in Rome, Italy.
Who They Serve:


Educational Institutions



Non-Profit Organizations


Group Debriefs

Individual Debriefs

Group Coaching

1-on-1 Coaching

Program Evaluation

Organizational Consulting


Training Development

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