Eric Lee first joined Foundry in 2015 as a part-time Audio/Visual technician. In 2018, he was promoted to Audio/Visual Team Lead, and he joined the team full time as Audio/Visual Manager in 2020.
Eric grew up near the Jersey shore in Middletown, New Jersey (home of Jon Stewart, Bon Jovi, and other famous New Jerseyans). He earned a BA in Audio Production from nearby American University. While a student, Eric was Recognized for Excellence in Live Sound in 2015 by the American University Audio Technology program.
From 2015-2020, Eric worked as a full-time freelance audio engineer, primarily in live event production. Although his background and primary body of work is in audio, he also has high-level experience in live audio and video production. He has produced live events for Fortune 500 companies; Vice Presidents Kamala Harris and Mike Pence; congresspeople including John McCain, Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren; and government bodies such as the US Treasury and FTC.
As Foundry’s Audio/Visual Manager, Eric especially enjoys working for an organization that makes a deep and direct impact on peoples’ lives. He loves being able to see and hear from folks who have been reached by the work performed by his team.
Eric is also a musician, and has played guitar for over 20 years. He also enjoys playing the bass, ukulele, drums, vocals, and synthesizers. Additionally, he has experience producing, recording, and mixing music of various genres, and has played at well-known venues such as the famous Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
He lives in Northwest D.C. with his partner Amy.
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