Harvey Cleary names Michael Silla as Senior Vice President Mission Critical Practice Leader
CFS Partners LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Silla with Harvey Cleary Builders as Senior Vice President & Mission Critical Practice Leader. In this role, Mr. Silla is responsible for the development of a Mission Critical Practice to include the authorship and execution of best practices for data center construction management.
Mr. Silla comes into this position with over 15 years of experience in the critical infrastructure industry with diversified roles in private equity, colocation, cloud, enterprise, and hyperscale.
Mr. Silla most recently was the Senior Vice President, Design & Construction for Flexential. In his time there, Mr. Silla aligned the design and construction teams to effectively support Flexential’s change in organizational strategy accommodating wholesale colocation as part of the growth model. Mr. Silla’s scope included leading the Colocation Data Center Delivery Organization responsible for management systems, capital management, design, engineering, construction, and delivery. Prior to Flexential, Mr. Silla was Senior Vice President of Skanska’s Mission Critical Center of Excellence. In addition to leading one of the world’s leading data center construction management programs, Mr. Silla also consulted with Private Equity and other Infrastructure Investment sponsors on strategy, due diligence, and capital planning as they evaluated the digital infrastructure market.
CFS Partners had the privilege to represent Harvey Cleary in the search for a Mission Critical Practice Leader. As one of the most credible and respected General Contractors in the US, Harvey Cleary essentially followed their deep client relationship history into the data center market and decided to formalize the vertical which required a Practice Leader with extensive experience and world class credentials.
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