CENTRAL INDIANA CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP, INC.
C.I.C.P. FOUNDATION, INC.
B.S. cum laude, Sociology, Ball State University
M.A., Sociology, Ball State University
Lee is Vice President of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Inc., a coalition of central Indiana CEO’s promoting growth and opportunity on a regional basis. Lee’s focus areas for the Partnership include advanced manufacturing initiatives, various community planning activities, and the CICP Foundation.
Prior to joining the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Lee was with the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce for fifteen years, from August 1984 through September 1999. His first position with the Chamber was as a program director for the Partners In Education program. In 1985, he became the small business coordinator for the Chamber, and in April 1988, he was named Director of Research and Member Services. In January 1998, Lee became Vice President for Public Policy with overall responsibility for the Chamber’s government affairs, public policy, and community affairs activities.
Lee was executive director of MAGIC (Metropolitan Association of Greater Indianapolis Communities), the initiative to develop a regional economic development strategy among chambers of commerce and economic development organizations in the nine-county Indianapolis metropolitan area. He has been active in the effort to foster regional mass transit, and multi-county planning and coordination for a number of initiatives.
In addition to teaching classes on Community Visioning for the Institutes of Organization Management at Notre Dame University, Lee has served in adjunct faculty positions at Ball State University, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, University of Indianapolis and Indiana University East, where he taught sociology and futurism. Additionally, he has facilitated strategic planning and visioning sessions for a variety of organizations and small communities.
Executive Committee: Indy Partnership (ex-officio)
Executive Committee: Muncie-Delaware County Community Technology Initiative
Board of Directors: TechPoint
Board of Directors: SENSE (Southeast Neighborhood School of Excellence)
Member: Ball State University National Development Board
Member: Greater Lafayette (IN) Progress, Inc. High Tech Committee
Member: Connected Community Partnership (Columbus, IN)
Member: United Way of Central Indiana Self-Sufficiency Impact Council