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Simao DaSilva

Executive Director of Operations and Special Assistant to the President

M.B.A. Cornell University, The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
B.A. Temple University, The Richard J. Fox School of Business and Management

Simao DaSilva is Executive Director of Business Development and Operations (EDBDO) at Pillar College. He is responsible for the College’s daily internal business operations and development activities, working closely with the Vice President of Finance & Administration (VPFA) to monitor and support system-wide advancement and to lead systematic initiatives on behalf of the VPFA. He also is a member of Pillar’s Leadership and Dashboard Teams.

In addition, Simao is a management and financial consultant with more than 10 years of business experience. He combines an extensive background in finance, strategic planning, and operations with experience managing cross-functional business operations and technology projects. He is an analytical and conceptual thinker who partners effectively with senior managers to assess opportunities, facilitate strategic decisions, and drive successful implementations. Simao has managed a broad array of projects in industries that range from financial services to nonprofits.

Pillar College will have virtual instruction and work remotely from January 3, 2022, and will resume in-person instruction and in-office work on January 18, 2022.