Lee Andrew Purtty of Pleasanton, California was appointed as Board President of Holistic Healing Behavioral Healthcare in 2020. Lee’s compassion to serve others has offered him the opportunity to give back to the community. He has volunteered in various capacities of community outreach to marginalized populations. Lee supported the Community Organized for Black Youth (COBY Network). Presently, Lee engages in a friends and stewards partnership with the African American Museum and Library at Oakland, in the Oakland, California community (AAMLO), community outreach, bringing about awareness of current issues as it relates to institutional and systemic racism, and providing education on historical legacies of African-American people worldwide. He has also volunteered as a California State Employee Association (CSEA) San Diego union job steward and District Bargaining Unit Representative (DBUR).
He received his Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management at Oakwood University and Associate of Arts in Administration of Justice College of the Canyon. Additional certification of training in Investigations at College of the Canyon, Crime and Intelligence Analysis from California State University Northridge – The Roland Tseng College of Extended learning, Neuro – Behavioral Coaching from The Jacob Research Institute. New Life Gospel Medical Missionary Training Course, Gospel of Health Evangelism Training Course, National Insurance Crime Bureau, and previous member of Phi Theta Kappa Society.
Mr. Purtty is currently employed with the State of California – Employment Development Department (EDD) Tax Compliance Representative compliance and investigation. Previously with State Fund – Worker Compensation Insurance Representative – Corporate Marketing. The State of California – Consumer Affairs Dept. held the position of Special Investigator in Health Quality Investigative Unit (HQIU). State of California Dept. of Insurance (DOI) Investigative Assistant – Fraud Division, Criminal Investigation. State of California Dept. of Social Services, Program Technician II Disability Evaluation (DSS). State Dept. of General Service – Division of State Architecture, Office Technician. Over 30 year of civil service with the State of California.
In his spare time Lee enjoys power walking, hiking, weight training, cycling, camping, Kayaking, and travel.
Awards / Letters / Certificates:
ACE Award Achievement of Continuing Excellence with the Department of Social Services Disability Evaluation, Meritorious Service Award for Patriotic Cooperation with California National Guard, Letters of Commendation and Recommendation form the Department of General Services Division of State Architecture, Special Distinction Award from California Plant Protection, Certificate of Excellence from the Employment Development Department (EDD State of California), In Appreciation of Service Award from the Department of Insurance Fraud Division- Criminal Investigations, and Teamwork Award from the Department of Social Services Disability Evaluation.