Phyllis Ware Lee began serving as Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer for the Office of Regional Conference Ministry and the Regional Conference Retirement Plan in October, 2008.

Prior to coming to the ORCM/RCRP she was the Treasurer for Central States Conference of Seventh-day Adventist headquartered in Kansas City Kansas for 20 years including 13 years as Secretary-Treasurer and a brief period as acting President of the Conference.

Phyllis is a native of Kansas City, Missouri and a graduate of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. She is a certified public accountant (CPA) and received an MBA in Finance from DeVry University. She is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s and the Alabama Society of CPA’s.

In addition to her work for the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Phyllis worked for Arthur Andersen and Co. CPA’s and gained valuable experience working in banking and government accounting.

She is married to Preston E. Lee, Sr. and they resided in Toney, Alabama.