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Rodney Lee

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Executive Vice President

Location: Hawai‘i

Rodney has over 30 years of consulting experience spanning public, not-for-profit, insurance, healthcare, retail, development, petroleum, alternative energy, education, and automotive sectors. He provides Spire a wealth of experience in brand, business, economic development, research, and strategy—encompassing local, national, and global organizations.

Prior to joining Spire, Rodney held leadership positions in various startups and firms, including: Bedrock Consulting (acquired by EY), Sopogy (a leading solar-energy technology startup), and Synaptiq LLC (a social think tank) among others.

Rodney serves as a Board Member for OWDB, Data and Technology committee chair. He is also a Mentor and Advisor for both Mana Up, a Hawai‘i-based manufacturing accelerator, and XLR8UH, a startup accelerator.


  • University of Hawai‘i - BS in Agriculture and Resource Economics
  • Chaminade University - BFA in Interior Design 

Core Competencies

  • Strategy development
  • Business development
  • Research and planning 
  • Process development 
  • Brand development 
  • Financial analysis
  • Project management
  • Change management
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