Alinda Lewris - Washingtonian
Alinda Lewris
Alinda Lewris - Washingtonian
Alinda Lewris
Alinda Lewris - Washingtonian
Alinda Lewris
Alinda Lewris - Convention Industry Council
Alinda Lewris - Convention Industry Council

"You can have anything you want
if you want it passionately enough.
You must want it with an inner exuberance
that erupts through the skin and
joins the energy that created the world."

~ Sheila Graham


Baldrige & Lewris 2002 - present
formerly Letitia Baldrige Enterprises
~Owner & Executive Advisor | Fortune 25 to Fortune Global 500 Corporations

Private VIP consulting and confidential briefings are Alinda Lewris' forte! She has interviewed ambassadors, leading CEO's, corporate presidents, and international attorneys regarding their global business practices. Comfortable in professional and social interactions with statesmen, politicians, and presidents, she has socialized with the Chief of Protocol for the US State Department, with ambassadors in their Washington DC homes, and with the First Lady Laura Bush in the family quarters at The White House.


In addition to her role at Baldrige & Lewris (Owner & Executive Advisor), she is an ASID First-Place Award Winning Interior Architect | Designer. See:

International Association of Protocol Consultants® | Officers™ (IAPC*) | 2002 - 2012
~Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Convention Industry Council (CIC) | 2005 - 2007
~Board Member

CIC is a 31-member organization that represents more than 103,500 individuals and over 19,500 firms and properties involved in the meetings, conventions, and exhibitions industry.


IAPC | Certified Protocol Consultant® | CPC®
International Association of Protocol Consultants and Officers

Certifications | Science of Image & Professional Development
Internationally Acclaimed Fashion Institutes

Personnel Certification Accreditation and Standards Training Course
American National Standards Institute | ANSI
International Organization for Standardization | ISO
International Electro technical Commission | IEC/ISO/IEC 17024

Senior Executive Leadership Program - Legendary Service I & II

The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center | Headquarters, Chevy Chase Maryland
Under the direction of
Simon F. Cooper, Chief Operating Officer and President


Graduate - United States Sailing Keel-boat Certification Program

Alinda Lewris completed all certification requirements and successfully demonstrated the ability to responsibly skipper and crew a 27-foot day-sailing sloop-rigged keel-boat. This credential is recognized by charter companies and sailing schools worldwide.

The Chesapeake Bay will never be the same!
~ Sailing Instructor, US Naval Academy


The George Washington University
Washington DC
Bachelor of Arts Degree
magna cum laude

Harvard University

Cambridge Massachusetts
The Graduate School of Design
executive education

American Society of Interior Designers® (ASID)

Washington DC
Council for Interior Design Accreditation
Honor Graduate - Four Year Program


- Alpha® Chi, National College Honor Society

- Ada Comstock Notestein Scholar
- Masako Kawasaki Wittner Scholar
The George Washington University
Washington DC

- ASID First Place Award Recipient

American Society of Interior Designers

- Civilian Award of Distinction

Military Awards Division | Protocol
The United States Army Quartermaster School


ALINDA LEWRIS is featured in national and international publications like The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Forbes Traveler, CBS News, NBC News, Politico, Today (Travel Taboos, Do's & Don'ts), IAPC Protocol Today™, Washingtonian, and Roger E. Axtell's Essential Do's and Taboos: The Complete Guide to International Business and Leisure Travel.  See:  Roger E. Axtell

During Alinda Lewris' leadership the International Association of Protocol Consultants® and Officers™ earned the designation official protocol and continuing education advisors to the Joint Military Attaché School, U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency and is featured in the U.S. Naval Institute's SERVICE ETIQUETTE, 5th Edition as the preferred platform for coaching and executive education.


Alinda Lewris is also profiled in the following magazines:

~ Washingtonian November 2013 special issue "50 Years After JFK - Then & Now" section "Women in Business - Susan G. Komen, For the Cure!"

~ Washingtonian October 2007 "People Who Make Things Happen," "Where Power Hits New Heavy Hitters," and the top "Power 150" section "Women in Business."


Alinda Lewris was team leader and co-author of the collaborative global publication:

International Protocol, 1st Edition of the Convention Industry Council (CIC) International Manual, released in June 2005. International Protocol is also an industry resource for the 2008 Edition. Today, this publication continues to serve as an excellent resource for professionals worldwide.