Lee E. Bailey
Lee joined our board of directors in January 2014 and brings significant operating experience in technology-based companies, fund management and government service, primarily in the areas of energy and IT. Lee has served as Managing Director of USRG since 2003. Prior to joining USRG, Lee was a partner with Rustic Canyon Partners where he focused on investing in energy based companies. Prior to joining Rustic Canyon, Lee was the Founding Director of a $60 million joint U.S.-Israeli government fund. He also served as the White House Director for International Science and Technology Commercialization Programs from 1995 to 1997, where he represented the U.S. government in promoting its strategy of privatization and commercialization of technology developed in Russia, Egypt, Israel and South Africa. In addition, Lee has served as the CEO of several start-up companies, including the Rural Health Care Corporation. Lee started his career as a lawyer and then held several senior management positions with Energy Conversion Devices, Inc., an energy technology development company. Lee holds a B.A. from St. Lawrence University, an M.S. in Political Science from Northwestern University and a J.D. from the Washington University School of Law.