Lee Huang, M.P.A
Lee Huang is Senior Vice President & Principal of Econsult Solutions, Inc. With an undergraduate degree from the Wharton School and a master’s degree from the Fels School of Government of the University of Pennsylvania, Lee provides an excellent perspective for public, private, and non-profit clients. Lee has led 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. In his recent work, he led an analysis of the relationship between Philadelphia and its higher educational institutions regarding their economic impact and whether a PILOTs (payment in lieu of taxes) system would be appropriate for the City, examined the significant positive impacts that historic preservation efforts have in Pennsylvania, and studied what City government can do to create and retain private sector jobs for City residents in Philadelphia’s Jobs Commission Report.
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 currently serves on the following Non-Profit Boards: Community Design Collaborative, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, and the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians. He also serves on the following advisory boards: Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia Advisory Board, City School Advisory Board, Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations Advisory Board, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau PHL Diversity Adivsory Board, Philadelphia Magazine Diversity Advisory Board, University City Science Center STEM Advisory Board, and Urban Affairs Coalition Impact Development Roundtable Committee Leadership, and is on the commission of the City of Philadelphia Water, Sewer, and Storm Water Rate Board.
Mr.Huang is a board member of:
- Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia
- City of Philadelphia Water, Sewer, and Storm Water Rate Board
- The City School (Strategy Advisory Board)
- Community Design Collaborative
- Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
- Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC)
- Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau PHL Diversity Advisory Board
- Philadelphia Magazine Diversity Advisory Board
- Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
- Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia
- University City Science Center STEM Advisory Board
- Urban Affairs Coalition Impact Development Roundtable Committee Leadership
- Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians