Jay Silva, Brazil-born and multilingual, studied civil engineering before going on to become a Kent State graduate in business management and international business. During a successful career in business management consulting, Silva began to buy investment property in the Greater Cleveland area, purchasing his first property on the West Side of Cleveland in 2012. When in Cleveland, Silva specializes in urban development, often buying property that has been long abandoned to turn them into beautiful family homes that help contribute to the fabric of the community.
Silva joins the Cogent Analytics team, bringing with him 15 years of experience in implementing process improvement projects around the world. He understands the intricacies of developing and implementing improvement projects across multiple industries and his background also gives him the ability to understand the challenges of different business owners from a multitude of backgrounds. Silva’s diverse experience and knowledge translates well in helping Cogent clients to improve their business and ensure sustainable growth and success.