W. Buford Lewis
Retired, Senior Director, Federal Regulations, Exxon Mobil Corp.
- B.S., Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1968
- M.S., Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1969
- Exxon Mobil Corp. and a number of affliliated companies, Washington DC, 1972-2009
- Member, Launchpad Venture Group, 2013-present
Why I Serve On The Board
I serve on the board to join with the leadership team to position the Virginia Tech College of Engineering as a premier, leading edge, multi-dimensional education and research institute impacting students across a wide spectrum. In particular, the evolution of the Virginia Tech College of Engineering to meet societal, political, diversity, and financial challenges form a major opportunity and focus.