Make-A-Wish® Connecticut is proud to announce that it recently has appointed Tia Silas to its Board of Directors. The mission of Make-A-Wish is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
Tia is Vice President, Office of the CEO, for Pitney Bowes Inc. She began her career at Pitney Bowes in 2010 as a Human Resource Business Partner. Since then she has taken on assignments in HR Business Services and as Director of Talent Acquisition where she led the centralization of the North America and Global Software Talent Acquisition functions and worked to enhance operational excellence. Prior to joining Pitney Bowes, Tia served in various HR Roles with Macy’s Inc, JCPenney and Amalgamated Life Insurance.
Tia recognizes the importance of contributing back to the community, and has demonstrated this through her prior work on the boards of The Mill River Collaborative – aimed toward restoring green space for low income communities and downtown areas in Stamford, CT, and her current work with Miss Porter’s School Alumni Board, where she plays a role in creating programs and raising funds to support education for young women.
Tia has an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and is currently an MBA candidate at the NYU Stern School of Business.
Ms. Silas’ role on the Board of Directors will be to assist in the governing of their mission, vision and values. She plans to leverage her professional experience to support Make-A-Wish Connecticut’s vision of granting the wishes of every eligible child in the state.
“I love the idea of supporting a non-profit that is in the business of making dreams come true,” Ms. Silas shared. “Granting a wish is the equivalent of fueling hope – and I believe hope is the most powerful medicine in the journey toward healing!”
To learn more about Make-A-Wish Connecticut and to learn how you can help make wishes come true, visit CT.WISH.ORG.