Jean Lee  Executive Assistant, Associate

Jean Lee is Executive Assistant to the President & CEO, Jim Free.  She joined the firm in 2005 and has served in a variety of capacities over the years.  In addition to supporting the President & CEO, she provides support with policy research and legislation tracking with a focus on transportation and healthcare, and is responsible for organizing political fundraising events.  Jean also assists the firm with operational and administrative duties.


Previous to joining the Smith-Free Group, she worked for a leading DC-based hospitality industry group and assisted in opening three of their local restaurants.  Jean came to Washington from her hometown of Lawrenceville, New Jersey and is a graduate of The George Washington University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology