Executive Vice President
Lee has more than 25 years of experience deeply rooted in the financial services industry as In-house counsel at a number of notable firms and on the regulatory side with both the SEC and FINRA. At Edelman Financial Engines, Lee is responsible for our company wide legal, compliance, regulatory and corporate governance functions.
Having worked in regulatory oversight early in his career, Lee has a keen appreciation for a strong standard of care to protect investors, and Edelman Financial Engines is one of the few firms that has a history and business model built around independence. Since the founding of its core legacy businesses, Edelman Financial Engines has always acted in the best interests of clients, and under Lee’s leadership and extensive experience, the firm remains dedicated to meeting its fiduciary duty every day.
Prior to joining the company, Lee held senior leadership roles at Columbia Management Group, LPL Financial Services, ING, and worked as an attorney with both the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Lee earned his B.A. and J.D. from The Catholic University of America and an L.L.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center.