Lee D. Martin is the Director of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 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 for the Office of Professional Responsibility, where he oversaw attorneys, Certified Public Accountants, enrolled agents, enrolled retirement plan agents, actuaries, and appraisers who practice before the IRS under Treasury Circular 230. Before this, Lee was the Director of Enterprise Networks Operations in the Information Technology (IT) 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 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 critical strategic role at TelCel in Mexico City and Cable Northwest in Preston, England.