About: Emery Silva

Associate Director of Ministry Partnership Development, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

Emery followed God’s call to ministry over 23 years ago, first as a campus minister at Northwestern University, where she planted and grew an InterVarsity chapter for fraternity and sorority students for 16 years, while supporting InterVarsity’s 5 multi-ethnic and ethnic-specific chapters as well. In 2012, she became an MPD coach in Chicagoland and then joined InterVarsity’s first national MPD Leadership Team. As Associate Director, she created and directed a strategic plan program in which veteran staff engage in one-month MPD sprints and raise an average of $11k. Over the past two years, she has led over 175 staff in this program and by God’s grace, they have raised a cumulative total of more than $2.1MM. Emery and her husband John are the proud parents of two teenagers, one tween and one rambunctious puppy.

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