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Reggie Van Lee

" The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you understand why. "

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WELCOME

Welcome to Reggie Van Lee’s website. After thirty-two glorious years at Booz Allen Hamilton, and numerous threats to do so, Reggie has finally retired.

He will continue to do many of the things he loves — including his philanthropic work. You can find out more about Reggie’s service on boards, and the many institutions he serves here.

As Alexander Graham Bell once said: “When one door closes, another door opens.” Reggie closed the Booz Allen door but this website, his social media presence, and especially his upcoming memoir are signs of the next chapter to come. You can find out more about Reggie on his social media platforms.

Reggie's Timeline

1958
born in Houston, Texas to Tommie Lee and Eva Elnora Jefferson Lee
received First Place in the Junior High School Division of the Science & Engineering Fair of Houston and the Houston Post Grand Prize Award for Excellence.
1972
1973
hired as a Summer Intern at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Houston
attended the Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES) program at the University of Houston
1974
1975
received First Place in the Senior High School Division of the Science & Engineering Fair of Houston
received SB degree in Civil Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
1979
1980
received SM degree in Civil Engineering from MIT.
hired by Exxon Production Research Company as a research engineer.
1980
1983
hired as a Summer Intern at Booz Allen Hamilton.
received M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
1984
1984
hired as Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton.
promoted to Partner at Booz Allen Hamilton.
1993
1999
joined the boards of The Evidence Dance Company, The Dance Theatre of Harlem and The Studio Museum in Harlem
promoted to Senior Partner at Booz Allen Hamilton.
2003
2005
became a Founding Member of the Clinton Global Initiative
received the Black Engineer of the Year Award
2008
2008
received New York University's C. Walter Nichols Award
named by Consulting Magazine as one of the top consultants in the world
2008
2008
named one of NY's Finest Philanthropists
appointed by President Barack Obama to the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.
2008
2008
co-authored the book "Megacommunities: How Leaders of Government, Business and Non-Profits Can Tackle Today's Global Challenges Together"
named one of Washington DC's Minority Business Leaders by the Washington Business Journal.
2009
2010
Elected Chairman of the Board of Washington Performing Arts
served as Trustee and Member of the Corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2010 - 2015
2011
married Corey Lynn McCathern at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC
received the Percy E. Sutton Civic Leadership Award from the Apollo Theater Foundation.
2011
2012
received the Abyssinian Development Corporation Renaissance Award.
appointed by President Barack Obama to the Board of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2013
2014
received the Dance Institute of Washington Award for Community Service
retired from Booz Allen Hamilton
2016

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Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words.

The standard chunk of Lorem Ipsum used since the 1500s is reproduced below for those interested. Sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 from “de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum” by Cicero are also reproduced in their exact original form.