Kevin D. Silva, Voya Foundation

TITLE: Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Voya Financial

FOCUS AREAS: Financial education, K-12 education

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PROFILE: Kevin D. Silva is part of the executive leadership team of Voya Financial (formerly called ING.) In his corporate role, Silva also oversees Voya's philanthropic work through the Voya Foundation. Here is his bio on the company's website:

Kevin D. Silva is executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Voya Financial, responsible not only for HR but also Corporate Communications, Corporate Responsibility and the Voya Foundation. In this role, Silva directs a strategy aimed at building the organization’s human capital by attracting, retaining and developing world-class employees and incenting them to deliver superior performance.

Silva joined the company in 2012. Prior to this, he served as chief human resources officer at Argo Group International, a global, publicly traded specialty insurance company. At Argo, he was responsible for building a high-performing team and implementing compensation, succession and executive-development practices.

Prior to joining Argo, Silva spent more than 13 years at MBIA Insurance Corporation, a global, publicly traded insurance company, where he served as chief administrative officer responsible for the Human Resources, corporate administration, information resources, facilities and telecommunications, and records-management functions. He served as an adviser to MBIA’s business leaders on individual and financial performance improvement. He also played a significant role in driving a post-acquisition integration process and served as an important strategic partner to the CEO and to the Compensation Committee of the MBIA Board of Directors.

Silva has also served in senior human resources leadership roles with Merrill Lynch, MasterCard International and Pepsi Cola Company.

Silva earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from St. John’s University, and a master’s degree in psychology from New York University. He serves on the board of directors and the executive committee of the New York Institute of Technology.