She previously oversaw operations at VDP Safety & Uniforms,
a Cleveland-based supplier of safety apparel and equipment,
where she held the position of president for five years.
The Shaker Heights resident has also worked as a model and in
Lee holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Clark Atlanta University
in Georgia, where she graduated magna cum laude while studying
business administration and supply chain management. She also
studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.
She took her first college classes at Tri-C while attending
Shaker Heights High School. The dual enrollment program — now
known as College Credit Plus — allowed her to build a
foundation for future academic success.
Her involvement in the community includes work with the
Diversity Compliance Coalition of Ohio and the ACE Mentor
Program. She was part of the inaugural Emerging Young
Entrepreneurs program launched by the National Minority
Supplier Development Council.
Lee was appointed to Tri-C’s Board of Trustees by Ohio Governor
John Kasich. She replaces Rachel Von Hendrix.