Fueled by a passion to create positive change and to drive innovation in the social sector, Lee Wheeler-Berliner launched WB Consulting in 2013. This role brings together his strengths and passions and puts his ten years of experience in a variety of organizational settings to use for Colorado.

Lee Wheeler-Berliner served as deputy director of Hunger Free Colorado from January 2012 to October 2013. In this role he was responsible for the creation and implementation of strategy for organizational programs, the development of an infrastructure that ensured those programs are efficient and effective, and the formation of partnerships and collaborations with external agencies working to end hunger, along with the management of daily operations of the organization.

Prior to joining Hunger Free Colorado, Lee was the executive director of Colorado CASA where he oversaw a strategic reduction in services to refocus the activities of the state office on its core mission. He was also a program manager for Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver where he redesigned the family selection procedure for homeowners to decrease the time required to complete the process. His specialties include strategic planning, evaluation, outcomes measurement, development, and grant writing.

Lee currently serves on the board of directors of DenUM and is a former board member of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Denver and Prevent Child Abuse Colorado. He received his MBA from Duke University and his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Vanderbilt University.

Lee and his wife Tanya live in Edgewater, where they are entertained daily by their dog, Fenway. He also enjoys any adventure in the mountains, as long as it ends with a stop for pizza in Idaho Springs. 

Strengths Profile: Belief, Connectedness, Developer, Relator, Learner