Charlotte A. Lee is the Lead Consultant of the New York office of DBM, one of the world’s largest outplacement firms, with 200 offices in 85 countries. In this role she is responsible for a team of consultants who deliver career transition services to senior executives in a variety of industries including financial services, consumer, media and professional services.
Prior to her role at DBM, Ms. Lee worked as a management consultant specializing in strategic planning, organizational development and marketing and served as a career coach to senior executives. She was the Vice President of Business Development at the National Executive Service Corps. and generated half of the new business consulting assignments as well as led teams on assignments for a number of not-for-profits and served on the strategic planning team of NESC.
Previously, as an investment banker for more than 18 years, Ms. Lee worked as a Director at Credit Lyonnais Securities in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group (NY), a Vice President in Corporate Finance as part of the Capital Markets Group at Alex. Brown and Sons (NY), a Vice President at Simat, Hellieson & Eichner, Inc. (a management consulting firm specializing in transportation) and a generalist at Kidder, Peabody & Co, where she worked in utility corporate finance, leveraged buyouts and private placements.
Her not-for-profit experience encompasses an array of organizations including, United Way of Long Island, The Anti-Defamation League, The Nature Conservancy, American Lung Association, Family Service League, Little Flower Children’s Services, Wave Hill, The Brick Church, Staten Island Academy, and the March of Dimes of Greater New York. She has served as the Executive Director for a number of not-for-profits including the New York Women’s Agenda, Literacy Partners, the Animal Cancer Foundation and EPIE, a software learning company and currently leads Habitat for Humanity in Nassau County as its President.
Ms. Lee is a past president of the Friends of the Manhasset Public Library as well as a past elected member of the Board of Trustees. She is active with the American Association of University Women and founded the Munsey Park Women's Investment Club. She serves on the Advisory Board of Make the World a Better Place and the What to Expect Foundation. Ms. Lee is a certified literacy tutor and has taught conversational English to Chinese-Americans for many years. She has been active in the New York City public school system since 2002, as a Principal for a Day, the highly successful program of PENCIL-Public Education Needs Civic Involvement in Learning. Ms. Lee holds a Bachelor of Arts from New York University and lives in Manhasset, New York with her husband and two children.