Meihui Bodane serves as the Assistant Secretary of Policy, Research and Strategy, overseeing the Labor and Economic Analysis Division of the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

Meihui joined the Department in 2007 and has since taken on progressively more responsibility in various roles, supporting the Department’s work in business recruitment and expansion, workforce development, community planning, international trade, economic research, and labor market analysis. In her current role, she oversees and manages over 30 research and technical professionals who carry out data collection and information processing, research and statistical analyses, evaluation and reporting for the state of North Carolina on topics such as economic and labor market conditions and the impacts of workforce and educational programs.

Prior to her work with the State of North Carolina, Meihui served in various positions in multinational corporations including sportswear manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and financial services. Meihui received her MBA from the State University of New York at Albany. She is also a graduate of Leadership Triangle in North Carolina.