Steve Lewis  - New Mexico -  Steve Lewis, from a fifth generation New Mexico ranching family, was raised in the Guadalupe Mountains on a sheep ranch. Steve is the fourth generation of his family to be involved in the sheep industry. From 1977 - 1979 he attended New Mexico State University. After receiving a scholarship to Texas Christian University, Steve attended and graduated from Texas Christian University's Ranch Management Program in 1980. Continuing on with his education, Steve went back to New Mexico State University to receive a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture Economics. Upon graduating, he moved back to the family ranch. In 1984 Steve moved to Artesia to begin his own business, Lewis Livestock, as a meat broker selling fresh lamb throughout New Mexico and Texas. Following meat sales, he expanded his business and became the largest sheep broker in the state of New Mexico. Buying lambs, ewes, bucks, goats, wool and mohair throughout the united States is only part of the brokering business. The other part of the business involves the exportation of sheep and goats into Mexico, and overseas into India as well as throughout the United States, including Hawaii . Lewis Livestock now does over 10 million dollars in livestock and meat sales per year..

 

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