Alev Lewis is a Managing Director, Partner and co-founder of Acacia Wealth Advisors. She has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, investment, financial and tax planning. Alev delivers comprehensive, sophisticated wealth management advice to a diverse group of clients, including ultra-high-net-worth individuals and their families, entrepreneurs and executives.
After her tenure at Ernst & Young and prior to Acacia Wealth Advisors and HighTower, Alev was the West Regional Director of Wealth Management Consulting at one of the largest financial institutions in the country.
Alev earned her Master degree in Business and Taxation from Golden Gate University, and her undergraduate degree is from the University of California Los Angeles. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and holds the Personal Financial Specialist™ (PFS™) and Certified Investment Analyst® (CIMA®) designations.
As an active member of the community, Alev Lewis serves as the Treasurer on the Board of Trustees for Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House. She is also a member of National Association of Women Business Owners – Los Angeles (NAWBO-LA) and the Ernst & Young Alumni Advisory Council.
Her other professional affiliations include memberships in Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and California Society of CPAs.
Catch up on the latest and greatest in the world of International Turks
Turkish-German scientist Sahin's immunotherapy company BioNTech is teaming up with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to develop and distribute a vaccine for Coronavirus (Covid-19).
With more than 20 years of experience in implementing planning, pricing and optimization solutions in global companies in U.S. and Europe, Denizeri made it to this year's Pro's to Know list.
Researcher at the University of Manchester, BP's ICAM Kathleen Lonsdale Research Fellow, materials chemist Ahu Dumanlı is awarded £1 million for research funds on bio-inspired functional materials.
Turkish-German Psychologist and Psychotraumatology expert Kızılhan reads from his new book 'Dilan' at E-Werk in Berlin, Germany. He is the Director of two Institutes in Germany and in Iraq.
Founder of DLD (Degisim Liderleri Dernegi), Turkish-American NGO leader Basol is touring the US, promoting her first book 'Kıvılcımlar', on the inspirational stories of young women at DLD.
Revered historian Mehmet Perincek is on a book tour in Russia and Azerbaijan, promoting his recent work ‘Secret Pages', a study that outlines 500 years of Turkish-Russian diplomacy.
Konya 8th High Criminal Court handed down a suspended 1 year 3 month prison sentence to Sultan Çoban for reposting photos on Facebook about civilians liberated from ISIS rule.
Acquitted from the seven-year saga of the baseless Gezi Park case, exilee actor Alabora tours Europe playing a theatrical adaptation of Nazım Hikmet’s ‘Memleketimden Insan Manzaraları’.
Associate professor at EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Altug works on the development of powerful, next-generation health diagnostic tools using nanoparticles and light.
Flying to more countries than any other airline, Turkish Airlines invites all world citizens to explore the planet, with a clip that features the global journeys of three Americans who flew outside the US for the first time with Turkish Airlines.
Citizens of Turkuaz Republic are globetrotters, praised for their ability to adjust to new circumstance, which they owe to their nomadic Turkic past.
With the internet age, many post their experience on Youtube, and we take great joy in enlisting them to help them connect, share and inspire!
Please visit our Community Pages and send us your video on your experience in the International Turkish Community. We look forward to publishing your experience!