Lee has experience working in the private sector, local government, and State Government with the Georgia Development Authority. In 1996, he rejoined State Government working with the Georgia General Assembly’s Budgetary Responsibility and Oversight Committee. Later Lee moved to the Georgia Building Authority, and in 2005, he joined GSFIC.

Lee attended Georgia State University and received both a B.S. degree and later a M.B.A. degree, finance major.