Lewis Bear, Jr.

Lewis Bear, Jr.

  • Trustee

Lewis Bear Jr., of Pensacola, is president and chief executive officer of the Lewis Bear Company, a wholesale distributor. Trustee Bear has been a supporter of UWF for many years serving as a past member of the UWF Foundation Board of Directors and past campaign chair for the UWF Foundation. He was recently inducted as a UWF Foundation Fellow.

Bear’s professional and civic affiliations include serving as a member of the Florida Arts Council, Statewide Health Planning Council Board, Pensacola Museum of Art and Pensacola Chamber of Commerce.

Bear holds a bachelor’s degree from Troy University.


  • 3/19/10 - 1/6/15
  • 2/13/15 - 1/6/20