Roger Lee
Small Business Development Center
Part-time Business Consultant

Biography

Roger Lee is the founder and owner of Roger Lee Arts, LLC (est. 2012), a business that produces his artist career success resources and dance company concerts. He brings 19 years of creative freelancing experience to his arts business.

Roger is also an award-nominated higher education professional with 6 years of experience. He currently serves as a Business Consultant at Temple University’s Small Business Development Center, a Master Lecturer at The University of the Arts’ School of Critical Studies, and a Program Manager and Adjunct Professor at Drexel University’s Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship (the nation’s first). Roger previously served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Drexel University’s Laurence A. Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, an Adjunct Professor at Eastern University’s Loeb School of Education, Urban Studies Department, and Dance Department, and an Adjunct Professor at Temple University’s Dance Department.

As a volunteer, Roger advises the leaders of arts, cultural, and education organizations. He currently serves as an Advisory Board Member at Drexel University’s Black Cultural Center and Downingtown Area School District and an Advisory Panelist for Pennsylvania Council on the Arts’ Preserving Diverse Cultures Division. Roger previously served as an Advisory Board Member at Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau’s PHL Diversity Division, a Peer Panelist for The Philadelphia Cultural Fund’s Youth Arts Enrichment Grants Program, and an Arts Partner for The School District of Philadelphia’s Office of The Arts and Creative Learning.

​Roger earned his Certificate in Leadership and Master’s Degree in Arts Administration both from Drexel University and Bachelor’s Degree in Dance and Media and Communication Studies, Magna Cum Laude with Honors in Dance, from Ursinus College.