Aylwin B. Lewis is a businessperson who has been at the head of 7 different companies and currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer at Potbelly Illinois, Inc. Mr. Lewis is also on the board of 6 other companies.
In the past Mr. Lewis was Chairman of Potbelly Corp. and Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President at Potbelly Sandwich Works LLC (a subsidiary of Potbelly Corp.), President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Sears Holdings Corp. President & Chief Executive Officer at Kmart Holding Corp. and President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Kmart Corp. (both are subsidiaries of Sears Holdings Corp.), Chief Operating & Multibranding Officer at Yum! Brands, Inc. and Chief Operating Officer for Pizza Hut LLC (a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc.) and Independent Director at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide LLC.
Mr. Lewis received an undergraduate degree and an MBA from the University of Houston and a graduate degree from Houston Baptist University.