Lee Stephens currently leads BNY Mellon’s strategic business development efforts with U.S. public sector clients, including the Federal government and its departments, agencies and government-sponsored enterprises.
In prior roles, Lee has served as Chief Administrative Officer for the Bank’s Asia Pacific Region, and held senior managerial positions in the Public Sector, Fund Managers, Mutual Funds, and Securities Industries divisions of the Bank. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Lee’s industry experience also includes senior official positions with Continental Illinois Bank and Chemical Bank,.
Lee received an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an undergraduate degree from Morehouse College. He currently serves as Chairman of the Johns Hopkins University, Center for Talented Youth Advisory Board.; as well as Chairman of the Africa Institutional Investors Advisory Council of the NASP – USAID Investment Partnership. Lee is a member of the Board of Trustees for National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP), as well as the NASP New York Chapter. Lee also currently serves on the Board of the Friends of Seamen’s Society for Children and Families on Staten Island, New York.