Written by Jordan Sakal
Willimantic, Conn. - Eastern's Department of Economics and the Economics Club hosted alumnus Darien Lewie who lectured on the state of U.S. Financial Markets on November 5, in the Johnson Community Room of J. Eugene Smith Library. Lewie graduated from Eastern in May 1999 with a degree in economics that he parlayed into a job at Merrill Lynch focusing on providing financial advice services for the company. In 2008, Lewie founded his own company located in Granby, Connecticut called Lewie Financials that provides financial advisory services. In 2011, he started Lewie Insurance, which is an independent property and casualty insurance company. Through his hard work and dedication, Darian Lewie has achieved great things, and to this day, he has never forgotten the beginning steps he took at Eastern Connecticut State University.