Meet Victor

The Founder of Getting Beyond Barriers , Victor knows what it takes to drive individual and organizational change. He is a true catalyst for igniting shifts which bring about personal and professional change, regardless of circumstances.

A sober addict for more than three decades, he has a passion for eradicating any notion that our lives don't matter and that we cannot overcome the disease of addiction. To that end he has made it his life's work to education and appreciate the sober addict, suffering addict, family, friends and all who work in the industry of addiction treatment.

His transparent approach gives his audience a sense of what it is to be human while inviting them to look inward. It is there that each finds the necessary platforms from which to launch into action towards what matters to them and what they care about.

A published author, Victor speaks with passion, power, and purpose. His goal is to strategically assist his audience in connecting the dots necessary to lead them beyond what they saw as possible.

BIO

Victor knows what it takes to drive individual and organizational change. Understanding the importance of elevating personal and corporate performance, he assists each in getting the results they intend for themselves and their customer. His transparent approach gives his audience a sense of what it is to be human inviting them first to look inward at themselves. A published author, Victor speaks with passion, power, and purpose to the things which matter most to his client. His goal is to strategically connect the dots, leading those who are ready to do the work from ordinary to extraordinary.  

Rather than lecture his preference is to masterfully engage through creating conversations. In his view this allows connections which keep everyone involved. He passionately delivers on tough topics and believes that people will only grow when they accept what they are doing is not working. When we become willing to take stop blaming and take on our lives, that will be the beginning of new ways of being." This will usher in the necessary shifts moving us into action at levels beyond what some have ever achieved. Believing is seeing, and it never happens any other way. When we lead with a belief, we have more clarity and focus for where we are going. Victor Lee's life work is to facilitate change in individuals and organizations who have a "next-level desire" and a commitment to doing something for the change they seek. he believes, "Only when our wants become our must can we move that which allows use entre to vistas only imagined." 

EDUCATION

  • Gonzaga University: Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership/ Minor in Servant Leadership
  • Ottowa University: BHS in Human Services
  • Rio Salado College: AAS in Chemical Dependency/Addiction
  • Rio Salado College Counseling Certification  
  • State of Arizona LSAT


When not speaking, Victor is a Primary Therapist in Scottsdale, AZ, where he works with individuals and families struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. He has made it his life's work being an agent for changein the strides for addiction recovery. His transformative approach is what influences others. His goal is to leave them touched, moved, and inspired while learning to identify and nurture the best within themselves.