Renaissance EXECUTIVE FORUMS is celebrating 14 years of learning and business success in Northern Virginia under Lee Self's leadership. Since 2003, Lee has brought together over 50 Northern Virginia business owners, CEOs, and presidents in business advisory groups. By sharing collective experiences, Forum members learn how to grow their businesses and their own leadership capabilities. Lee currently facilitates three EXECUTIVE FORUMS, providing executive coaching in addition to group facilitation to accelerate business performance and personal success for top executives.
She is an active member of the National Capital Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, and the High Tech Prayer Breakfast Board of Directors. Lee also served as President of the Renaissance EXECUTIVE FORUMS Franchise Advisory Board and in 2005, was named Renaissance EXECUTIVE FORUMS Partner of the Year.
A twenty-year veteran of the communications industry, Lee advanced rapidly to senior leadership at Verizon (then Bell Atlantic) as Vice President, General Business Market Management. She directed the company's Yellow Pages marketing and advertising program, managed relationships with interexchange and cellular carriers, was a certified facilitator and continuous learning coach, chaired customer advisory boards, and served on the board of the Research Institute for Small and Emerging Business (RISE). Lee moved on to become Vice President of Strategic Relations for Interland, Inc. (now Web.com), a leader in the web hosting industry. She played a key role in the success of this emerging internet company, expanding their strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 service providers as well as leading-edge technology solutions partners.
Lee received her MBA from George Mason University, her B.S. from the University of Virginia's McIntire School Commerce, and lives in Fairfax, VA.