Paul G. Silva, RVI Manager

Paul also serves as Executive Director and co-founder of Valley Venture Mentors, a startup accelerator based in Western Massachusetts.  Paul is a former board member of the Angel Capital Association. He is a lead instructor for Lean Launchpad: Pioneer Valley, board member at Click Workspace, adviser to the UMass Amherst Entreclub and the Smith College Draper Competition.  In 2000 he co-founded All inPlay, a company creating software that helps the blind socialize with their fully sighted friends and families as equals.  


Ethan Ferris, RVI Assistant Manager

Ethan Ferris, keeps our programming running and improving. He brings his experience as a program manager for Valley Venture Mentors.