Bay Area Local Initiatives Support Coalition
San Francisco Director
Cynthia Wong is a leading national voice on economic opportunity and community growth. Prior to joining LISC in December 2017, Cynthia was a Vice President in Global Sustainable Finance at Morgan Stanley. She helped launch the company’s Institute for Sustainable Investing — the first of its kind on Wall Street — where she worked on issues ranging from health and housing to economic development and jobs. Before joining Morgan Stanley, she was a senior consultant at The Bridgespan Group where she worked with top foundations and other large nonprofits on billion-dollar efforts to invest, as well as helping lead training and convenings. Prior to that, she was with Marakon Associates, providing business consulting to Fortune 500 companies. Cynthia is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.