Shari Hyman

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Shari Hyman

Shari C. Hyman was appointed Commissioner and Chair of the Business Integrity Commission by Mayor Bloomberg in November 2011.  Between 2006 and 2011, Commissioner Hyman served in multifaceted positions in the Bloomberg Administration.  Immediately prior to her appointment as Commissioner, she served as a Chief of Staff to the Deputy Mayor of Operations, Senior Counsel and Director of Business Acceleration where she focused on streamlining City operations to help small businesses, including the design and implementation of the New Business Acceleration Team (NBAT), a multi-agency program enabling new restaurant and retail owners to open their doors more quickly through a consolidated and coordinated inspection process. Commissioner Hyman also served as First Deputy Criminal Justice Coordinator in the Office of the Criminal Justice Coordinator as well as Director of the Mayor's Office of Special Enforcement (OSE), a multi-agency taskforce dedicated to handling quality of life issues city-wide where she garnered international attention for anti-counterfeiting efforts on Canal Street in operation “counterfeit triangle.” Commissioner Hyman also has extensive criminal justice experience having served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office for over a decade.  Commissioner Hyman holds a JD from Northwestern University and a BA from Columbia University.

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