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Wanda Silva Honored as one of Atlanta’s “2023 Most Admired CEOs”

Atlanta, GA — Silva Capital Solutions, a boutique M&A firm, proudly announces that Wanda Silva, President and CEO, has been named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2023 Most Admired CEOs in the “Professional Services” category.

Through the annual Most Admired CEO Awards, the Atlanta Business Chronicle recognizes Atlanta metro area leaders who hold a strong record of innovation, outstanding financial performance, a commitment to diversity, along with significant contributions to Atlanta-area communities. Wanda is among the business, civic, and community leaders selected for this distinguished honor.

Sharing her gratitude for the recognition, Wanda states, “Being named a 2023 Most Admired CEO is an immense honor, and I am humbled to stand alongside fellow leaders, business owners, and CEOs. I thank the Atlanta Business Chronicle as well as my peers who nominated me for this prestigious award.”

As a Merger & Acquisition expert and Board Director, Wanda has over 25 years’ experience in Professional Employer Organization (PEO), Healthcare, and Business Services industries. Leveraging her expertise in corporate finance, innovation, and strategy, she has steered Silva Capital Solutions to unparalleled success.

Wanda’s outstanding leadership in guiding Silva Capital Solutions is highlighted by her many achievements, including orchestrating over 100 transactions with an aggregate sales price exceeding $1 Billion. She has solidified her position as the M&A leader in the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry, with over 62 transactions alone.

Beyond her role at Silva Capital Solutions, Ms. Silva is a member of the Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), a Founding Member of the Atlanta Chapter of the Professional Directors Association (PDA), a member of The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Atlanta and serves on the Board of Directors for OnBoard, Inc., a nonprofit organization focused on increasing the number of women in executive leadership and on corporate boards. Wanda has also served on several National PEO boards. A proud mother of two sons, Alan, a pilot for Southwest and Scott, CEO of Atlantis Digital, she dedicates her free time to family, friends, and as a volunteer for Hospice. 

About Wanda Silva: Ms. Silva holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Communications from the University of North Carolina; a Master of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from the University of Wisconsin; a Certificate in Finance and Accounting from Georgia Institute of Technology; a Certificate in Preparing to be a Corporate Director from the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program and a Certificate in Private Company Governance from the Private Director’s Association.