Julie Lee earned a bachelor of science in accounting and a master of science in accounting, both from East Central University in 1999 and 2013 respectively. Lee is a Certified Public Accountant with 15 years of experience including internal, external, and compliance audit, banking, and governmental accounting and consulting services. From 2009 to 2011, she was the internal audit manager at the Chickasaw Nation. She served as controller/office manager at Danielson Fuel Services, LLC from 2008 to 2009, senior auditor/accountant at Crawford and Associates, PC from 2001 to 2004 and from 2005 to 2008, and internal auditor at Vision Bank from 2004 to 2005. In addition, she was staff accountant at Buxton and Company, PC from 2000 to 2001 and at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC in 2000. Lee served as assistant controller at ECU from September 2011 to July 2014 and has been teaching accounting at ECU as a part time instructor since 2011.