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Gus Lee    

Inspiring people towards Courageous Leadership

Gus Lee is a nationally-recognized ethicist, character-based leadership authority, public speaker and award-winning, best-selling author. He has worked across fifty professions and industries and coached executives from every continent. A systems leadership developer, executive coach for corporations, government agencies, non-profits, law enforcement, the military and NGOs, he has authored six best-sellers, including Courage: The Backbone of Leadership. A contributor to Time and Encyclopedia Britannica, he was the Chair of Character Development at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he had been mentored by H. Norman Schwarzkopf.

He has been a corporate chief operating officer, executive vice president, chief learning officer, government senior executive, acting deputy attorney general, senior deputy district attorney, U.S. Senate ethics investigator, FBI and law enforcement trainer, assistant dean, paratrooper and drill sergeant, Infantry and JAG officer, jumped with the South Korean Airborne, is a two-time Meritorious Service Medal recipient and a four-time whistleblower. He and Diane have two bio and two adopted children; one runs a mission that provides clean water to 800,000 villagers in 11 African nations; two have combat deployments; one teaches English in Korea; three are married to persons of high character and one is yet single.

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