Lee Centrone is the former owner of A&I Benefit Plan Administrators. In 2015, she and her business partner sold A&I to Benesys, Inc. - a national company with offices around the United States.
Lee has a diverse career background that helps to inform her worldview. She graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in business administration from Pepperdine University in 1992. After completing the Navy ROTC program at UCLA, she spent the next four years as a Naval Special Operations officer, specializing in deep sea diving. Lee was only one of just a handful of women in the country to earn this distinction. Following her tour of duty, Lee worked at MassMutual as a registered representative, obtaining knowledge of employee benefits.
Lee is actively involved in her profession, having served as chair of the Benefits Communication & Technology Committee for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plan and speaks frequently on a variety of employee benefit topics at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Annual Conference, as well as the Trustees & Administrators Institute. Lee is also a member of the Society of Professional Benefit Administrators.
Lee is also very involved in her community. She has been an active member and chaired the Outreach committee at Christ Church Episcopal, as well as the Church's annual charity auction. Lee is one of the founding members of the HBI Board of Directors and has helped to shape the current focus of the organization.