B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. recently announced the appointment of Yong Lee to the role of chief financial officer. Lee previously served in various senior commercial and corporate banking roles with KeyBank, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, and Wells Fargo in the greater Seattle region, where he provided debt capital and financing solutions for middle market and large public companies. Lee takes on the role of CFO from Steven Oliver as part of his retirement. Oliver will transition to an advisory role as CFO Emeritus on the B.E. Meyers & Co. Board of Advisors.

In addition to his experience in commercial banking, Lee brings his military experience to the role, having served in the U.S. Army in both infantry and special forces leadership roles on active duty and later on as a member of the Washington State National Guard. Most recently, Lee served as the executive officer of Special Operations Detachment – Pacific (SOD-P), retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Lee received his commission from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and received his MBA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business.  He currently resides in Bellevue with his wife and two young children.

“I have known Yong as a good friend and financial professional for several years, and we are proud to welcome him to the team,” Matthew Meyers, CEO of B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc., said in a release. “Yong brings with him enhanced perspectives as a financial professional and also as a former end-user of our products, supporting our efforts to develop new technologies in support of the warfighter.”