I-Hsing Sun is the Assistant Commissioner of Financial Empowerment Programs for the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs. In this role, she oversees all programmatic initiatives, including: the Financial Empowerment Centers and broader Financial Education network; asset building; financial services focused on safe and affordable products; and tax-time initiatives to connect low-income New Yorkers with affordable tax services and the tax credits they deserve.
Previously, Ms. Sun was responsible for a multimillion dollar portfolio at the Robin Hood Foundation. She advised the executive directors of organizations, and developed economic metrics to evaluate the impact of workforce and government benefits programs. In partnership with the NYC Department of Education, she implemented an initiative to improve reading achievement in low-income elementary schools. Ms. Sun previously worked at Goldman Sachs and Price Waterhouse. She serves as a board member and consultant for non-profit organizations including Sustainable South Bronx, Boys & Girls Club of America, and FINCA-Malawi. She holds a BS from New York University and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.