Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee

Seneca
Consultant
Andrew Lee (Seneca) has held leadership positions in the fields of philanthropy, applied research, American Indian affairs, health care, and organizational strategy. Following two decades of professional success, in March 2015 Andrew decided to become a "Stay-At-Home-Dad,” raising three incredible sons, aged 13, 11, and 7.  From 2005 to 2015, Andrew was an executive at Aetna Inc., a Fortune 50 health care company, where his roles included leading the company’s Office of Public Policy, serving as chief of staff to CEO Mark Bertolini, and launching a tech start-up business.  From 1998 to 2005, Andrew worked at the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, where he was the founding director of the Honoring Nations program and co-authored the book, The State of the Native Nations.  Andrew began his career in the Peace and Social Justice Program at the Ford Foundation in New York.  His current board affiliations include service as the vice chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, a member of the Board of Governors of Harvard’s Honoring Nations program, a member of the National Advisory Board of the Chickasaw Nation Community Development Endeavor, and an executive board member of the Tewaaraton Foundation.  Among his honors, Andrew was the 2013 recipient of NCAI’s Native American Leadership Award, served as an AIO American Indian Ambassador, and currently serves as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.  Andrew holds an A.B. from Hamilton College and an M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School, and he has completed fellowships/executive education programs at Princeton, Harvard, and Yale.  Andrew and his family reside in Connecticut, and his extended family lives on the Seneca Nation’s Cattaraugus Indian Reservation in western New York.