Lee Yount, Jr.

Lee Yount, Jr. is an IT Manager in the Technology Department at Catawba County Government. Lee has worked in the Catawba County Technology Department for 10 years and works with several departments to help them improve their workflow with the use of technology. While Lee leads a team of 5 other technology professionals, he continues to program websites and applications, leverage social media to inform citizens about programs and information around Catawba County, and manage several projects at the same time so that internal and external customers are served with excellence.

Lee is also involved in several local organizations that seek to improve Catawba County. A few of those organizations are Innovate Catawba, The Media & Technical GUILD of Hickory, and the Future Economy Council of Catawba County. Lee is also a 2010 graduate of Leadership Catawba, a program to inform and network with local leaders in the community.

Lee is active in his church, Elevation Church where he leads an eGroup, serves as an outreach liaison for the Hickory Soup Kitchen, and Greater Hickory Cooperative Ministries, and leads a directional team to bring Elevation Church to Catawba County.

Lee is a graduate from Western Carolina University with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a major in Computer Information Systems as well as a graduate from the 2013 Government Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO) class at the UNC School of Government.