Mr. Silvers founded WorldBusiness Capital in January of 2003. He was previously the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First International Bank for 13 years, during which time he led the bank’s expansion, successful IPO, and sale to a Fortune 100 Company. Mr. Silvers currently serves on the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business of the U.S. Department of Commerce. He has also served on the Board of Regents of University of Hartford, the Board of Directors of the Private Export Funding Corporation, the New England Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and the Advisory Committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Mr. Silvers received his B.A. in Political Science from Yale University and M.A. in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School, Tufts University.