Scarlett Lewis, mother of Jesse Lewis and founder of The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation, graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in Communications in 1990. She began her career at the Greenwich Times Newspaper in Greenwich, CT as an editorial assistant and freelance writer. She then worked at Greenwich Capital Markets in the Municipal Arbitrage department, eventually moving to NW Arkansas and joining Llama Company, an investment banking firm owned by Alice Walton (Walmart) trading bonds and doing investment banking. She moved back to Connecticut to join OptiMark, a revolutionary start-up trading software company. Afterwards she joined a real estate company and got her real estate license. When she became a parent for the first time, Scarlett wrote and published a children's book, Rose's Foal. An artist and avid horsewoman, Scarlett lives on a small horse farm in Connecticut with her son and animals.