Join OAP at our April 1st Convening and meet speaker Lee Huang!
Lee Huang is Senior Vice President and Principal of Econsult Solutions. With an undergraduate degree from the Wharton School and a master’s degree from the Fels School of Government at the University of Pennsylvania, Lee provides an excellent perspective for public, private, and non-profit clients. Prior to joining Econsult Solutions, Lee was a director at Econsult Corporation, and has been responsible for leading projects examining commercial corridors, affordable housing, neighborhood change, transportation financing, MWBE procurement, real estate development, economic development, tax policy, economic and fiscal impact, transit-oriented development, financial modeling, tax increment financing, waterfront development, discrimination in lending practices, higher education, workforce development, technology, historic preservation, and recreational amenities.
From 1995 to 2005, Lee was employed at The Enterprise Center, an entrepreneurial center in West Philadelphia where he acquired extensive experience in day to day management as well as strategic decision making. He most recently served as Executive Vice President, where he was responsible for all programs and operations, and helped manage fifty staff and interns and a $1.2 million budget. He was also Founder of The Enterprise Center’s YES (Youth + Entrepreneurship = Success) Program and Director of Cities Beyond, The Enterprise Center’s consulting department.
In 2006, Lee earned his Masters of Public Administration at the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government, where he also received certificates in Public Finance and in Economic Development and Growth. Lee received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics in 1995 from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, with a dual concentration in Accounting and Management.
Lee lives with his wife Amy and their daughter Jada and sons Aaron and Asher in West Philadelphia, and is an active member and elder of Woodland Presbyterian Church. He currently serves on the boards of Community Design Collaborative, Spruce Hill Community Association, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, and Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians. He serves on the advisory board of American Communities Trust, Asian American Chamber of Commerce, and the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau. He also teaches a graduate-level course called “Quantitative Tools for Consulting” at the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also an active member of Fels Institute of Government Alumni Leadership Council.
Mr.Huang is a board member of:
- Community Design Collaborative
- Spruce Hill Community Association
- Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia
- Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
OpenAccessPhilly is a movement of civic-minded, innovative, entrepreneurial types who convene monthly to share projects and passion. More info: www.openaccessphilly.com .
Our next convening is: Friday, April 1st 2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
Location: Alter Hall, IEI Room, Temple University Main Campus, 1801 Liacouras Walk, Philadelphia, PA
Theme: Neighborhood economic development
Our evolving speaker lineup:
• Ellen Weber (our host) – Executive Director, Temple University Fox School of Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute
• Lee Huang – Senior Vice President & Principal at Econsult Solutions Inc.
• Saleem Chapman – Policy and Advocacy Manager for the Sustainable Business Network
• Omar Woodard – Executive Director of the Greenlight Fund
RSVP for your free tickets here: http://bit.ly/1phP0i3
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