Dr. Robert Lewenson
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Dr. Robert Lewenson relocated to the Tampa Bay area after getting his doctorate at the Illinois College of Optometry. Within a few years, he started Optical Outlets and grew it to 45 locations. It is now one of the largest optical chains in the country.
He is incredibly active in philanthropy and supports a number of organizations including, Jewish National Fund, Jewish Federation, Israel Bonds, Israel Air Force Foundation, AIPAC, Berkeley Foundation, and his alma mater. In addition to supporting these organizations, Dr. Lewenson also travels to the Dominican Republic every year to provide free eye exams and glasses to the local population.
Dr. Lewenson resides in Tampa with his wife, Lena, an opera singer, and his daughter, Emily, a student at Berkeley Prep.