Lee Bottari Sierra Sr. was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. He attended H.B. Plant High School and the University of South Florida. After a successful thirty-one years with General Telephone Company of Florida / GTE, in Sales of telecommunication services and as a Government Relations Administrator; GTE was acquired by BellAtlantic. GTE became Verizon Communication, where upon management was reduced and his career changed also. Lee became a Commercial and Residential Mortgage Broker / Loan Originator for the past nineteen years and also enjoys being a Circuit Court Mediator. Besides a busy schedule in the financial world, Lee enjoys being a Boy Scout leader in the same Troop #4, where he earned his Eagle Scout award and also coaching youth of all ages in the sport of baseball through out the year. He spends the remaining hours of the day volunteering in many local and national chartable organizations, fishing and playing golf.