Lee D. Martin
Director, Whistleblower Office (Washington, D.C.)
Lee D. Martin is the Director, Whistleblower Office. In this role he serves as a principal advisor to the Commissioner and top IRS officials on the execution of the Whistleblower Program.
Previously, Lee served as Deputy Director, Office of Professional Responsibility where he oversaw the conduct of attorneys, CPAs, enrolled agents, enrolled retirement plan agents, actuaries and appraisers who practice before the IRS under Treasury Circular 230. Prior to this Lee was the Director, Enterprise Networks Operations in the Information Technology organization. In this role, Lee was responsible for providing executive leadership over the operations and maintenance of the enterprise-wide network infrastructure, while working closely with IT executives to ensure delivery of a world-class network and high quality services. Before joining the IRS, Lee held management positions with AT&T as Assistant Vice President-Project Management; Vice President-Information Systems/Chief Technologist of SBC Interactive – SmartPages.com, an on-line Directory Service. Lee also has an extensive background in Billing and Collections with SBC where he played a key strategic role at TelCel in Mexico City and Cable Northwest in Preston, England.
Lee has an MBA from Webster University in St. Louis and a BS degree with dual majors in Math and Chemistry from Friends University. He is a Certified Project Management Professional and Six Sigma Green Belt. Lee is a recipient of the AT&T Excellence in Project Management Achievement Award for Leadership. Lee received a patent for a consumer product he developed and has two NOVA Achievement Awards from Southwestern Bell for innovations to the business. Lee is married and has two children. Lee resides in Virginia.