Reggie Van Lee is a Partner and Managing Director at AlixPartners in the Performance Improvement business and a Senior Advisor at the Carlyle Group. He was formerly a Partner and Chief Transformation Officer at Carlyle helping ensure that the firm was maximizing its market competitiveness, driving growth, and operating most effectively and efficiently as an institution. He was also a member of Carlyle's Operating Committee.
Prior to Carlyle, Reggie spent 32 years at Booz Allen Hamilton, where, before retiring as Executive Vice President, he led numerous business units across multiple industries, including leading the US Telecommunications Practice, the US Computers and Electronics Practice, the Global Media and Entertainment Practice and was Managing Partner of Booz Allen’s NY office, all in the Commercial Sector. He then moved to Booz Allen’s Government business and led the Federal Health business and the Government business’ re-entry into the commercial market, focused on cyber technology, deep analytics, and regulatory reform. Prior to Booz Allen, he served as a research engineer with Exxon’s production research company.
Reggie is a member of the board of directors of Fortitude Re, Gallup Inc, Deep Labs, OmniSpeech, the Women’s Venture Capital Fund II, National CARES Mentoring Movement, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (appointed by President Barack Obama), Blair House Foundation, the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts, the Black Theatre Coalition 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.