AlixPartners welcomes Reggie Van Lee who joins as Partner & Managing Director in the Performance Improvement Practice

22 September 2023

NEW YORK (September 22, 2023) - AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, announced today that Reggie Van Lee will join the firm in mid-October as a Partner & Managing Director in its Performance Improvement Practice.  Reggie brings more than three decades of global experience as a senior advisor to corporations and their boards of directors. He will be based in Dallas and New York.

Most recently, 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 at Booz, Allen & Hamilton where he worked with clients in the areas of strategic transformation, pre- and post-merger integration, and high-performance organizational design.

Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners, said, “Reggie is extraordinarily well regarded with an exceptional network of deep relationships and extensive global experience across the corporate and private equity worlds. As a champion of diversity and philanthropy, he has tirelessly supported numerous organizations as well as programs within Carlyle. Reggie brings a proven track record of commercial success and revenue generation. We are delighted to welcome him to AlixPartners and look forward to working together to help our clients manage through and take advantage of disruption.”

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 The Carlyle Group 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, 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. 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 an MBA from Harvard University.

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