ICF Consulting's Tony Silva Promoted to Senior Vice President
Expert in Social Marketing, Public Relations, and Strategic Communications
Washington, DC, March 31, 2006 -
ICF Consulting's Tony Silva is now a Senior Vice President. With more than 13 years of experience in public relations, marketing communications, and social marketing, he is recognized as an expert by industry peers and client agencies.
Mr. Silva has extensive experience in business-to-business and consumer programs that focus on energy efficiency, pollution prevention, sustainability, and public health. He has provided communications support to federal and state government programs, as well as for investor-owned utility programs. Mr. Silva currently manages the We Energies' natural gas demand-side management winter outreach campaign, which encourages energy-saving behavior and purchases, promotes participating do-it-yourself retailers, and drives rebate participation. Mr. Silva also directs ICF Consulting’s management of The Leadership Campaign on AIDS, a social marketing effort of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, which aims to reduce HIV infection rates and other health disparities among communities of color.
"Tony has been recognized as a leading communications consultant in the energy industry for many years, but his strong background in health communications has enabled us to play a significant role in assisting HHS move this critical social marketing effort forward," says Susan Hughes, Director of ICF Consulting's Strategic Communications line of business.
Mr. Silva has been with ICF Consulting since 1997, interrupted by a brief tenure as a Vice President at Ruder Finn Public Relations. Prior to joining ICF Consulting, he worked for Hill & Knowlton and for two nonprofit health care organizations. Mr. Silva has an M.A. in International Communications from American University and a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications from New Mexico State University, and completed a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship in Public and International Affairs at Carnegie Mellon University.
About ICF International
ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, transportation, social programs, defense, and homeland security markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 1,800 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is http://www.icfi.com.