Linda Sun has been appointed as Governor Kathy Hochul’s Deputy Chief of Staff, becoming the highest appointed Asian American in the administration.
On September 8th, 2021, NY Governor Kathy Hochul announced new appointments to her administration. Among those recently appointed include Ms. Linda Sun, who will serve as the Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff, making her the highest appointed Asian American in the administration.
Ms. Sun previously served as Deputy Superintendent for Intergovernmental Affairs & Chief Diversity Officer at the NYS Department of Financial Services. She has also served as Deputy Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Asian American Affairs for the NYS Executive Chamber, Director of External Affairs for Global NY at Empire State Development, and Chief of Staff to NYS Assemblymember Grace Meng.
CGCC has had the honor and pleasure to work with Ms. Sun and her colleagues on many charitable projects.
We congratulate Ms. Sun on her new position and look forward to working closely with her and the Governor’s Office in the years to come.