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Biography


Lewis W. Adkins Jr.

Attorney and Shareholder of Roetzel & Andress LPA and President of Roetzel Consulting Solutions
Lewis W. Adkins, 55, has served as director of S&T since 2019. Mr. Adkins is a member of the Credit Risk Committee and the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Adkins previously served as General Counsel to Summit County, Ohio.  Mr. Adkins is affiliated with numerous professional and charitable organizations including the University of Akron Board of Trustees, the American Bar Association, the National Democratic Club, the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Diversity Action Committee. Mr. Adkins’ has extensive experience serving as counsel to clients across a vast number of industries including diversified energy companies, governmental entities, housing authorities, and nonprofit organizations.  He also serves as lead counsel for several public and private entities including Ohio’s largest banking institution, a regional public hospital and two of the state’s largest school districts.  Mr. Adkins’ expansive business and legal knowledge and his community leadership provides the S&T Board with public finance, business development, and strategic management experience which qualifies him to serve on the S&T Board.