Lee has 15+ years of experience in local government and electoral campaigns, specializing in strategic communications, community partnerships, crisis management, labor relations, and public policy.
Through the apex of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Lee served as the county executive of Queens, NY, home to nearly 2.4 million residents and the most diverse county in the continental United States. Before that, Lee served as Deputy Queens Borough President and communications director to former Borough President Melinda Katz. Lee was an integral part of the team driving the administration’s top priorities and helped shape public positions on key issues.
Previously, Lee served as senior advisor and press secretary to former New York City Comptroller John Liu. Lee also served as a policy director in the New York City Council, ran numerous political campaigns including state and citywide races, and led various transition teams, most recently for the Queens District Attorney.
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