UnitedForGrowth, LLC, was founded in 2017 by Mark C. Lewis by leveraging the initial platform company of Shiffler Equipment Sales, Inc, which was co-founded by John W. Shiffler which has served the educational market in the United States since 1975. UFG was founded with a vision to create a leading organization in the highly fragmented educational market, through the proper balance of a centralized/decentralized structure and in partnership with quality entrepreneurs
UnitedForGrowth Experienced Executive Leadership
Mark C. Lewis
President and CEO, UnitedForGrowth, LLC
Mr. Lewis has held CEO, President, & COO positions for the past thirty years in the distribution, retail, manufacturing, and e-Commerce industries. Mr. Lewis brings a wealth of experience in operating private and publicly held companies, capitalization, merger and acquisitions, with a successful track record in increasing shareholder value. Mr. Lewis is currently President & CEO of United for Growth, President and CEO of Shiffler Equipment Sales, Inc. He has also serves as President & CEO of MCL Equities, LLC, which has provided CEO/Board Advisory Services and private company capital raising. Mr. Lewis previously served as President & CEO of Visual Edge Technology, Inc., a national rollup of copier technology dealers and Co-Founder, President and CEO, of CalGraph Technology Services, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tekgraf Inc., a NASDAQ publicly-traded distribution company that was built through a national roll-up of technology distributor and service acquisitions with an initial public offering (“IPO”). Mr. Lewis founded his own distribution company, Martec / MGD Distribution early in his career. Mr. Lewis’s leadership, business and community experience also includes co-founding strategic organizations and serving on company boards, committees and holding numerous trade-related positions over the years. Mr. Lewis holds a Bachelor of Science in General Management from Purdue University.