John E. Lee was elected to the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors on December 15, 2016.

John is Managing Director of Saturn Industries, Inc.  The company caters to aerospace, automotive, glass, medical, molding, and power generation industries.  Saturn Industries was founded in 1959 and is based in Hudson, New York.

Active in the community, John has held several board and committee seats including Chair of the Town of Claverack’s Economic Development Advisory Committee and a member of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Workforce & Education Task Force.  John and his wife Maryanne reside in the Town of Claverack.