Chair, Board of Trustees

Ms. Yi Hao

Yi Hao is a Financial Advisor at Prudential Advisors. She was President of the Purple Swans Board of Trustees (2014-2020) before her current appointment as Chair of the Board. Dedicated to serving the greater Chinese community, she has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the USTC Alumni Association of Greater New York (since 2014) and Livingston Huaxia Chinese School (2008-2010). She was previously a Chinese language teacher at the Pingry School, systems engineer at Sun Microsystems and developer at Bank of Boston. She received her Master’s Degree in Computer Science from New York University.

President, Board of Trustees

Ms. Lucy Chu

Senior Buyer of Supply Chain at Winco

Lucy is responsible for purchasing and product development strategies covering commodities of foodservice equipment industry throughout a global enterprise to deliver maximum value, leverage and standardization. Lucy leads the creativity and charity aspects of Purple Swans community effort.

Board of Trustees

Dr. Lei Chen

Managing Director and Head of Fraud Risk for Consumer Business at Goldman Sachs

Lei is responsible for fraud risk strategy for consumer business at Goldman Sachs. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Lei worked at American Express for over 20 years, where she had increasing responsibilities for credit risk, fraud risk and marketing analytics across consumer, commercial and merchant businesses. She also led the Executive Women's Interest Network at American Express. 

Dr. Wenning Feng

Director of Global Commercial and Merchant Analytics at American Express


Wenning has various experiences in Marketing Analytics, Product Development and Risk Management at American Express. Currently, he leads a global team to drive the company’s merchant marketing strategies. Wenning devotes his time to give back to the communities and manage creative production work along the growth journey of Purple Swans.

Dr. Mark Shi, MBA

Managing Director and Global Head of Counterparty Risk Analytics at Citi

Mark is responsible for Citi's credit risk assessment of trade flows globally. Prior to joining Wall Street firms, including Citi and Merrill Lynch, he worked as a research scientist on US NASA Space Station Project. Mark served as a member of the board of trustees at Livingston Huaxia Chinese School.

Dr. Jing Wang, MBA

Chairman and CEO of FinTell Inc. 

Jing is the founder of FinTell Inc, a financial technology company, providing advanced big-data risk management solutions to variety of financial institutions. Prior to founding FinTell, Jing was corporate vice president, deputy general manager and co-founder of Baidu Financial Services Group. Prior to Baidu, he was Senior Vice President at American Express. Jing won the National Aerobic Gymnastics Championship in China.

Jie Wu, Esq.
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Jie worked as Vice President and U.S. Counsel for an international bank in NYC after receiving her professional training at a major Wall Street law firm in its Global Finance group. Jie serves on the Board of Directors at Millburn Institute of Talent, a Huaxia Chinese School. She enjoys bridging differences with languages, be it literary, legal, or choreographic.

Dr. Chuan-Ming Zou

Executive Director and Senior Financial Risk Manager at Rabobank Netherland

Ming manages market risk, credit risk, liquidity risk of bank’s Global Financial Market businesses. He has over 15 years’ experience in the global financial market with expertise in market risk, credit risk, modeling, pricing, and operation. Ming is an active member of local singing groups and performed at many community events.

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