John C. Lee, IV
Independent Board Director
Lee is the former founder, chairman and CEO of Lee Technologies Inc., a Fairfax, Va. based company which he founded in 1983 and successfully grew to $140 million in revenue in 2011. During these 28 years of sustained growth, Lee Technologies became the nation's leading expert on design/build, commissioning, facilities operations & staffing, and 24x7 monitoring of a data center's critical infrastructure. Lee Technologies served customers across industries including the federal government, financial services, telecommunications, information technology and healthcare.
Lee created a very unique corporate culture within Lee Technologies, incorporating a professional work environment with a social and philanthropic commitment to community and a balance between work and family obligations. He continues to set an outstanding example as a dedicated business leader, on both a community and state-wide level.
Lee Technologies was acquired in 2011 by Schneider Electric, a Paris, France based global specialist in energy management. Lee maintained a senior leadership position with Schneider Electric until his departure in December 2014.
Currently, Lee serves on various corporate Boards including Middleburg Financial Corporation (public); Canara (Columbia Capital), Primary Integration (Rotunda Capital) and Aegis Mobile.
Lee also serves on various nonprofit Boards including the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (Chairman 2012-2014), Virginia Tech Board of Visitors, Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, Loyola University Maryland Board of Trustees, Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC - Chairman 2005-2008) and The Economic Club of Washington, D.C.
Previous Boards served include Viewpoint Software (Updata Partners and TA Associates), Randolph Macon College and Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC).
Lee holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Randolph-Macon College (1979) in Ashland, Va., and resides with his wife in Middleburg, Va. and Washington, D.C.