Misti Lewis is responsible for the accounting closing process, related analysis and finance-related projects for the three SMG Knoxville venues: Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center and Knoxville Convention Center. She also serves as backup for the box office, cash support and transactional accounting.
Prior to joining SMG, Lewis worked her way up the ranks at the Swain County Health Department in Bryson City, North Carolina, most recently serving as operations director. In that role, Lewis prepared and managed an annual budget of $1.7 million for over 30 programs including federal, state, local, Medicaid and grant monies.
A native of Sylva, North Carolina, Lewis earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, and an MBA with highest honors from South University in Savannah, Georgia.