Scotty serves as the Director, Campus Safety and Security. He is responsible for the executive oversight and delivery of safety and security services and programs on campus.
With over thirty (30) years of highly decorated law enforcement, safety, and security experience, including but not limited to executive leadership positions as the Chief of Police, for the City of Carthage, the Director of Investigations for the State of Tennessee under Governor Sundquist and Governor Bredsen and subsequently promoted to Deputy Director/Special Agent under Governor Haslam, Mr. Lewis brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to bear on the CU campus.
During his career in law enforcement, as well as being P.O.S.T. certified, Mr. Lewis completed multiple law enforcement security and safety centric programs and is a 2002 graduate of the Government Management Institute at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
As for working on the team at Cumberland University, Mr. Lewis simply states, “It is one of the most rewarding opportunities of my life. To help a student and protect the CU community, I know of nothing more important I could do with my life”.
Mr. Lewis and his family reside in his native Smith County, where he serves as Vice-Chair of the Smith County Board of Education.