Brandon Lee

Vice President, Strategy and Transformation

Subject Matter Expert

Organizational Strategy, Measurement, Project Management

Alma Maters

Oakland University


Brandon Lee is Vice President, Strategy and Transformation at United Way for Southeastern Michigan. He joined the organization in August of 2013 as an AmeriCorps VISTA and now oversees organizational strategy, data, information technology and governance. Under Brandon’s leadership, the Strategy and Transformation Department drives and stewards United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s strategy while building capacity for the organization to execute and achieve its goals.

Brandon began his career in the nonprofit field by founding a 501c3 organization focused on college access, preparation and retention for youth in Detroit. That work led to his transition to United Way for Southeastern Michigan. Brandon spent his first three years here on the education team.

A graduate of Oakland University, Brandon holds a bachelor’s degree in history. He is a board member and vice-chair for Developing K.I.D.S., a youth development organization in Detroit. In 2019, he earned Oakland University’s 10 Within 10 award.

Brandon is a Detroit Tigers season ticket holder. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, golfing, reading and spending time with friends and family.