About Us

StrategyEdu, LLC
1834 Wake Forest Road, Suite 6162
Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109
Email: education@strategyedu.com

Company Overview:

Over the last ten years, companies have made enormous investments in systems designed to provide real-time reporting. As the data warehousing industry matures, business intelligence software has become increasingly complex. As a result, a growing number of business users are overwhelmed by the complexity of their reporting systems.

StrategyEdu, LLC was founded in 2002 to help customers bridge the complexity gap in their business intelligence applications.

Our Mission:

Our core mission is to provide MicroStrategy professionals with the knowledge and training resources to develop, deploy, and utilize business intelligence applications.

Management Team:

Alex Lewis Instructor, Managing Partner

Alex has worked in the business intelligence industry for more than 10 years, implementing large scale data warehouses for customers like Lowes Home Improvement, American Express, Hallmark Cards, and GlaxoSmithKline.

Alex joined MicroStrategy in 1998 as a Production Consultant. He held subsequent positions at MicroStrategy as a Project Manager, Consulting Sales Manager, and Consulting Practice Manager. Alex partnered with MicroStrategy in 2002 to create StrategyEdu, LLC.

Alex has B.A. and B.E. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Dartmouth College, and a M.E.M. degree from the Thayer School of Engineering and the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Christopher Lewis Managing Partner, Chief Financial Officer

Christopher has worked in the telecommunications and finance industries for more than 14 years. Christopher joined Qwest Communications in 1998 and has held various positions including Senior Director for Operations and Finance. He is currently supporting Qwest with its Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance program.

Christopher has an MBA from Ashland University and a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from New York Institute of Technology. Christopher is an eight year veteran of the United States Marine Corp.

Our Customers Include:

Lowes Home Improvement Warehouse

With fiscal year 2003 sales of $30.8 billion, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 company that serves approximately 10 million customers a week at more than 1,000 home improvement stores in 45 states. In 2004, FORTUNE named Lowe’s America’s Most Admired Specialty Retailer for a second consecutive year. Based in Mooresville, N.C., the 58-year old company is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information, visit Lowes.com.

Federate Department Stores

Federated, with corporate offices in Cincinnati and New York, is one of the nation's leading department store retailers, with annual sales of more than $15.2 billion. Federated operates more than 450 stores in 34 states, Guam and Puerto Rico under the names of Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Bon-Macy's, Burdines-Macy's, Goldsmith's-Macy's, Lazarus-Macy's and Rich's-Macy's. The company also operates macys.com and Bloomingdale's By Mail.

American Express

American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a world leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, financial planning, business services, insurance and international banking.

Army, Air force Exchange Service

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) brings a tradition of value, service, and support to its 11.5 million authorized customers at military installations in the United States, Europe and in the Pacific.

AAFES mission is to provide quality merchandise and services of necessity and convenience to authorized customers at uniformly low prices; and generate reasonable earnings to supplement appropriated funds for the support of Army and Air Force Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Programs. These contributions to the Soldier and Airman and their families make AAFES a major non-pay benefit to customers.

NBC Universal

The Universal name is synonymous with some of the greatest filmed entertainment ever made. Its heritage spans more than 90 years of filmmaking history, coinciding with the earliest days of Hollywood. Today, Universal is recognized as a multifaceted entertainment company and industry leader.

CSK Auto

CSK Auto Corp. is a specialty retailer in the automotive aftermarket. As of Aug. 1, 2004, they operated 1,123 stores in 19 states under the brand names Checker Auto Parts, Schuck's Auto Supply and Kragen Auto Parts.

APS (Pinnacle West)

APS, Arizona's largest and longest-serving electricity utility, serves more than 931,500 customers in 11 of the state's 15 counties. With headquarters in Phoenix, APS is the largest subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW)


ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company. It is the third largest integrated energy company in the United States, based on market capitalization, oil and gas proved reserves and production; and the largest refiner in the United States. Worldwide, of non-government controlled companies, ConocoPhillips has the eighth largest total of proved reserves and is the fourth largest refiner in the world.

Southern California Edison

Southern California Edison is one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S., and the largest subsidiary of Edison International. On an average day, SCE provides power for 11 million individuals, 427 communities and cities, 5,000 large businesses, and 280,000 small businesses in Central and Southern California. Delivering that power takes 16 utility interconnections, 4,900 transmission and distribution circuits, 365 transmission and distribution crews, the days and nights of 12,642 employees, and over a century of experience.

Premiere Partners


MicroStrategies is a worldwide leader in the increasingly critical business intelligence software market. Leading Fortune 2000 companies are integrating MicroStrategies’s industrial-strength software into virtually all facets of their businesses. The MicroStrategies Business Intelligence Platform™ distills vast amounts of data into vital, probing insight to help drive cost-efficiency, productivity, customer relations and revenue-generation. MicroStrategies offers exceptional capabilities — excellent scalability, powerful analytics, user-friendly query and reporting features and an outstanding, easy-to-use Web interface.

Claraview, a Division of Teradata

Claraview delivers business intelligence and data mining solutions for commercial enterprises and government agencies. The company’s team of business intelligence experts attacks the most pressing data challenges with passion, delivering a fullrange of services including needs assessments, architecture design, project management, and application development.

Technology Partners


Experience matters. Macromedia is motivated by the belief that great experiences build great businesses. Our software empowers millions of business users, developers, and designers to create and deliver effective, compelling, and memorable experiences - on the Internet, on fixed media, on wireless, and on digital devices.

StrategyEdu provides MicroStrategy software training at a fraction of the cost of MicroStrategy Education Services. Please give us a call to find out more about what we have to offer.