David M Lee, MBA '87
Careers & Networking Committee Co-Chair
Position(s) you have held on the Alumni Board?
Careers & Networking Committee Co-chair, Board Member at Large
Years of service on the Alumni Board?
Why did you join the Alumni Board?
I joined the Alumni Board as I want to get more formally involved given my many years of affiliation with the university as a student, teacher, volunteer and parent. New York Alumni has a very wide base and I want to help improve the engagement and participation quantity and quality.
What's the best part of being on the Alumni Board?
Opportunity to meet other board members and alumni from diversified academic disciplines and backgrounds
Why should other alumni volunteer?
Give back to this excellent university that has given so much to us and build/maintain relationships with fellow alumni
What has been your favorite alumni event in NYC?
The Harper lectures.
What is your favorite memory from UChicago?
The late nights hanging out at Regenstein lower level with friends and classmates – half studying and half socialziing. Watching the Bears win superbowl with all U of C friends at Ida Noyes.
Who was your favorite academic from your time at UChicago?
Merton Miller & Abbie Smith
Where was your favorite Hyde Park hangout?
Jimmy’s (aka Woodlawn Tap)