Lee Lesley joined IPI in 2017 and serves as Head of Marketing & Communications. Lee was previously a partner and founder at Timpson Cove Partners, LLC (“Timpson Cove”), a strategic advisory firm providing outsourced investor relations to alternative investment managers. Prior to Timpson Cove, she was a Principal and the Head of Investor Relations & Marketing at JMI Equity (“JMI”), a growth equity firm focused on investment in enterprise software companies. At JMI, she was responsible for leading all aspects of investor relations and marketing and led and participated in the fundraisings for the firm’s 2014 and 2010 growth equity funds, respectively, which collectively raised $1.9 billion. Prior to JMI, she was a Principal and investment professional at Allied Capital, where she primarily focused on private equity and debt investments in the business services sector.
Lee earned an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BA in English and Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.