Lee challenges leaders to expand their self-awareness and to make productive changes in their thinking and behavior. She uses her expertise in leadership, personality, and behavior to help executives approach their work with a new level of clarity and conviction.
Lee has her PhD in psychology. In 1997, she began working with executives at the Menninger Leadership Center, the corporate consulting division of the Menninger Foundation.
After Menninger, Lee moved to New York City and was a staff consultant with RHR International. A native of Kansas City, she returned to the area in 2005 and opened her management consulting firm, Smithson Burd Advisors, LLC.
Though the majority of Lee's work is in the Greater Kansas City area, she also has clients in New York and Texas.