Chief of Staff, Veterans Experience Office
Lee Becker currently serves as the Chief of Staff, Veterans Experience Office, enabling the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to improve the customer experience for all Veterans, families, caregivers, and survivors. Prior to his current role, Lee served as a Division Chief at the Board of Veterans’ Appeals and provided leadership and development of the VA appeals modernization efforts to help reduce the backlog of Veterans’ appeals.
Prior to VA, Lee served at the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery and at the Marine Corps Headquarters as the Deputy Officer in Charge, Wounded Warrior Regiment Medical Division; developing wounded warrior programs to help the transition of all wounded, ill, and injured Marines and families through the continuum of care and ensuring a seamless transition post-military into society and sustained care at the VA.
A native of Brooklyn, New York, Lee is a Navy Veteran (former Chief Hospital Corpsman) and served in various operational capacities and platforms providing care to Marines and Sailors in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.