Reggie van lee

Reggie Van Lee is an Executive Partner & Managing Director at the global consulting and advisory firm AlixPartners, in its Performance & Technology Practice, bringing more than three decades of global experience as a senior advisor to corporations and their boards of directors.

Prior to AlixPartners, Reggie served as the Chief Transformation Officer at the Carlyle Group, where he led a series of broad organizational change programs across culture, structure, design, corporate strategy, diversity, and talent. Prior to that, Reggie had a distinguished career, spanning over three decades, at Booz, Allen & Hamilton, retiring as an Executive Vice President, where he worked with clients in the areas of strategic transformation, pre- and post-merger integration, and high-performance organizational design.

Reggie has a leadership role in the Executive Leadership Council, America’s preeminent organization for developing global black leaders. He was also successful in tying diversity to executive compensation at Carlyle and as a Trustee of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, helped embrace diversity by championing and elevating diverse programming across dance, music, and theatre for black and brown performers.

Reggie is a member of the board of directors of the Women’s Venture Capital Fund II, National CARES Mentoring Movement, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Blair House Foundation, the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA) and Studio Museum in Harlem. He also serves as the Chair of the Washington, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser and co-founded the Black Theatre Coalition in New York City and the Gospel Music Haus Museum in Houston.  He is also a member of the Tony Award Nominating and Voting Board for Broadway plays and musicals.  He was a past Chair of Washington Performing Arts and a past Vice Chair of Washington Ballet.  He was named one of the top 25 consultants in the world by Consulting Magazine, selected as a Washington Minority Business Leader by the Washington Business Journal, and named Black Engineer of the Year by Black Engineer magazine.

He holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from MIT and has served as a member of the MIT Corporation.  He also earned an MBA from Harvard University