Lee Elberson is a former Marine who spent a decade in experimental physics discovering how to analyze systems and exploit vulnerabilities. He moved to Charlottesville in 2013 with the intention of starting his own company. After 5 years, a merger and acquisition of tutoring companies, Lee is now the owner and chief operating officer of Clayborne Education. Clayborne Education serves students of all ages but specializes in helping students get to college and graduate school. Lee’s passion for helping others covers not only education but also envelops entrepreneurship. A year after moving to Charlottesville, Lee took CIC’s entrepreneurship course and became immediately enthralled with the organization’s mission. Lee immediately became a workgroup leader where he led 4 consecutive workshops and taught many of the discussions on break even and cash flow analyses. He joined the board of directors in 2017 and was appointed to Treasurer in 2018. Lee inculcates entrepreneurship and you will find him meeting with CIC graduates encouraging their business development.