Lee Lynch has spent the past two decades as an agency and in-house communications expert. Her many years of experience extend across advocacy, public relations, public affairs, issues management, marketing, and journalism. For more than a decade, Lee led the Edelman Alliances group—a dedicated team of experts she founded that engaged hundreds of influencers and third-party organizations to find unique ways to collaboratively link corporations, organizations and governments in the U.S. and globally to achieve mutual goals. Prior to joining Edelman, Lee worked with Hill & Knowlton as the Health Policy deputy practice leader; Ogilvy; the boutique public affairs firm Dowling, Langley & Associates; the Atlanta Olympic Committee for the Olympic Games; Union Switch & Signal and John Harland company; and as an anchor and reporter for WCHL radio in Chapel Hill, NC. Lee is a trained facilitator, has a master’s degree from the University of South Carolina and a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.