Johnny Lee

Johnny Lee is the Director of Peace@Work, an agency dedicated to the prevention of violence in and through the workplace.  He is also the CEO of Workplace Security Solutions which offers the ePanic Button, a desktop software duress alarm program. His previous experience includes his role as the Training Director for the UNC-Chapel Hill Injury Prevention Research Center’s PREVENT program, delivering a national violence prevention training program. He was previously also the Workplace Violence Specialist for the Office of State Personnel in Raleigh, North Carolina.  His responsibilities included consulting state agencies on the development and revision of their workplace violence programs.Among accomplishments, he has conducted a study of over 500 incidents of domestic violence assaults which occurred in the workplace and produced the Workplace Campaign to End Domestic Violence, empowering community educator advocates to do outreach to their business community.  He also implemented the Batterers Treatment Certification Program for the State of North Carolina.


Professional association memberships includes his role as the Chair of the Victim Services Interagency Council of North Carolina, a seat on the Board of Directors for the Businesses Continuity Planners of the Carolinas, an member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, former board member of the NC Victim Assistance Network and an active member of the Public Health Alliance to Prevent Violence against Women.


HRD Press has published his human resources book, Addressing Domestic Violence in the Workplace in 2004.  He also co-authored the Armed Robbery Preparation Manual, a training resource for front line clerks and bank tellers to survive a robbery and support the investigations.  Other publications include articles in The Journal of Safe Management of Disruptive and Assaultive Behavior.


Previously, as the Victim Services Coordinator for the Asheville Police Department, he headed up a unit of staff and volunteer advocates delivering assistance to victims from the crime scene through to sentencing and beyond.  As an outdoor enthusiast, he led Outward Bound program for six years, from dog-sledding in Maine to white water paddling on the Rio Grande.


Program development and workshops has been delivered for entities such as Society of Human Resource Managers, ASIS, Academy of Certified Public Managers, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, American Society of Safety Engineers, NC Emergency Management Association, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, North Carolina Domestic Industrial Commission and more.

For booking information contact:


Stacy Anderson

(949) 544-1410