Scott Lee serves as the Vice President of Business and Philanthropic Development. In his business development role for the company, Mr. Lee provides leadership to the maintenance and growth of Elevation’s investor base, directing all communications with current and prospective investors. Within his philanthropic position, Mr. Lee founded and now serves as President of The Elevation Foundation, Inc., a 501 (c) 3 public charity which oversees the Elevation Scholars Program. Under Mr. Lee’s leadership, the Elevation Scholars Program has helped dozens of top students from Central Florida’s most distressed neighborhoods win scholarships to selective colleges and universities across the country.
With more than 18 years of experience as a nationally respected leader in the non-profit sector, Mr. Lee previously served for eleven years with Good News Jail & Prison Ministry, a global 501(c)(3) organization with 400 staff members in 21 countries. At the time of exiting his tenure with the ministry, he was the Vice President of Advancement, and was responsible for generating the $7M in annual revenue required to fund the organization’s initiatives and operation. Prior to that, Mr. Lee owned a consulting firm, in which he helped dozens of non-profits develop more effective strategies for fundraising; collectively increasing his client’s funding by more than $15M.
Mr. Lee received his MBA from Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business in 2016 and is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, where he served as an elder. He and his wife Amy reside in Orlando with their two young daughters, Maggie and Anna Kate.