Source: The Authors Guild
Investment Banker Roland A. DeSilva Joins Authors Guild Foundation Board
New York (August 12, 2019): Roland A. DeSilva, a noted investment banker to the media and publishing industries, was recently named to the Authors Guild Foundation Board, the educational and charitable arm of the Authors Guild, the nation’s oldest and largest organization of professional writers.
DeSilva is co-founder and Chairman of Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips, which provides M&A services to companies and investors operating at the intersection of content, technology and service with deep expertise in six key sectors: media, marketing, technology, data and information, education, healthcare and private equity.
“Roland DeSilva’s passion for the written word combined with his superb business acumen and experience is an ideal fit for the Authors Guild at a time when writers must be strategic about navigating the multitude of changes, challenges and opportunities directly impacting their bottom line.”
LAURA PEDERSON, PRESIDENT, AUTHORS GUILD FOUNDATION
Read the full announcement here.