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Lee-En Chung, P.E., LEED AP

Energetic & fearless, Lee-En is an engineer who promotes diplomacy on jobsites!

Lee-En Chung is the founder of Ivy Ventures, based in sunny Sarasota, Florida. Lee-En has been noted as the first female in Florida to have earned both licenses as a general contractor and professional engineer. Lee-En inspects new commercial construction for banks, owners and non-profits throughout Florida - documenting the progress of the trades and offering creative construction solutions. As an award-winning entrepreneur, she serves as a construction consultant, owner's representative and even public speaker. Educated at Columbia, she earned a B.S. civil engineering degree and remains active with the Columbia Alumni Association in NYC. Mentoring engineering students has been her passion. She plays tennis and bikes. Her way-off Broadway performances were in Miss Saigon at The Players and then at the Manatee Performing Arts Center. Lee-En also bakes a yummy cheesecake and key lime pie with fluffy meringue!