Ep 130: Jeff Lee- CEO and Co-founder of Dibs Beauty- Career Pivots and Parallels of Law and Beauty- Advocating for Women Leadership and Empowerment- Living Ethically- Love/ Hate Relationship with NYC


Summary: <p>This week's guest is Jeff Lee, the CEO and Co-Founder of Dibs Beauty, which is all about mistake-proof products you reach for again and again. As someone who has received his Law degree from Yale and has even been a coach on Miss Universe, Jeff Lee talks about his career pivots. He also explains what the similarity is between law and beauty and how he met Courtney Shields (his partner in Dibs Beauty) and why they started this beauty business during Covid. Other topics in this podcast include why Jeff Lee advocates for women leadership, how he lives his life ethically, how to look at things positively and approach life humbly and reminds us all to n<em>ot live in the moments of the lows, but also to not live in the moments of the high. </em>We close out this episode bringing it back to NYC as Jeff explains his love and hate relationship with NYC and confession regarding Times Square that is definitely one not to be missed!</p> <p><strong>ABOUT JEFF LEE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Prior to becoming CEO and Co-Founder of DIBS Beauty, Jeff was the COO of ARod Corp, where he consulted and helped build multiple household names in beauty and wellness, totaling in the hundreds of millions in revenue.</li> <li>Jeff practiced law at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen &amp; Katz, the most selective corporate law firm in the U.S., after three years at Sullivan &amp; Cromwell LLP. He has worked on some of the most transformative mergers and acquisitions in the world, as well as numerous first-of-their-kind deals for clients ranging from AT&amp;T and Diageo, and Lands’ End.</li> <li>Jeff currently serves on the alumni board of the Stanford Humanities Center (undergrad).</li> <li>Jeff received the Firestone Medal, Stanford’s highest research honors, for his work on examining ways to elect more women to presidencies in Latin America, a topic near and dear to him.</li> <li>Jeff received his accreditations in personal training from the National Academy of Sports Medicine and in jewelry from the Gemological Institute of America</li> <li>In his early 30s, Jeff was a Miss Universe coach, check out this GQ article <a href="https://www.gq.com/story/mr-miss-universe-jeff-lee" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">HERE</a> </li> </ul> <p>You can connect with Jeff:<br> Website: <a href="https://linkprotect.cudasvc.com/url?a=https%3a%2f%2fjeffleemgt.com%2fabout%2f&amp;c=E,1,NBBjxCN7n-bhJ0LhU6LFJhdSEzfczAJlObzDutEkjsJ4yvwgcV64fx-XuLrJrMjam-e0ZRQUUl7GD6pUreU_a-N6g1JWpdElB2n3QNnOC6I,&amp;typo=1" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">HERE</a>, Instagram <a href="https://www.instagram.com/jefflee108/?hl=en" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">HERE</a><br> </p> <p><strong>Feel free to leave a positive review on </strong><a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-city-confessions/id1447819476" rel="ugc noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Apple Podcasts</a><strong> if you enjoyed this episode and be sure to share this with a friend! You can also email any questions or feedback to thecityconfessions@gmail.com.</strong></p> <p><br></p> --- Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/thecityconfessions/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/thecityconfessions/support</a>