CEO UMANA HOUSE OF FUNDS
Lee joined UMANA’s House of Funds team in January of 2021 as CEO to help lead our venture operations, portfolio management, fund management, and due diligence processes. Lee brings a wealth of knowledge to the table as a previous founder himself with 8+ years of operating and fundraising experience. He has spent his career founding, building, advising, and executing successful start-ups and scaling companies in the technology and consumer packaged goods spaces. Lee has raised funds from some of the most well-known and reputable venture capital firms and has worked alongside start-ups, small and medium enterprises, and large publicly-traded companies to bring products to market. In addition to his operating career, Lee has worked as an entrepreneur in residence, advisor, and mentor for several accelerators and incubators.
Lee is a firm believer in supporting our founders and internal teams in achieving success while also ensuring that we are leaving a lasting legacy for our Limited Partners. He is also a strong believer in being a shepherd of capital and ensuring that the investments we make are aligned with the goals, mission, and vision of our funds and Limited Partners. Lee is a proficient business operator, fundraiser, advisor, sales executive, public speaker, product manager, and team leader. In his free time, Lee enjoys Olympic weightlifting, reading, and hiking.