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.
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
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)
received SM degree in Civil Engineering from MIT.
hired by Exxon Production Research Company as a research engineer.
hired as a Summer Intern at Booz Allen Hamilton.
received M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
hired as Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton.
promoted to Partner at Booz Allen Hamilton.
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.
became a Founding Member of the Clinton Global Initiative
received the Black Engineer of the Year Award
received New York University’s C. Walter Nichols Award
named by Consulting Magazine as one of the top consultants in the world
named one of NY’s Finest Philanthropists
appointed by President Barack Obama to the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.
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.
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
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.
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
received the Dance Institute of Washington Award for Community Service
retired from Booz Allen Hamilton