An engineer who graduated from Michigan Tech, Lee has a very extensive background, most notably with 24 years with Walker/Tennesee Automotive and 20 years as a small business owner operating a fencing company. He kept himself very busy with initiatives during his career in the areas of research and development, sales engineer, project manager, and chief engineer. Lee helped develop several new designs for exhaust systems for Ford Motor Company and even helped to create a new product line, among many other accomplishments. He and his lovely wife, Gail, raised three children of whom they are very proud. Lee enjoys golfing and spending time in St. Joseph.