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Kory H. Silva

Associate Director of Resident Experience

Kory Silva holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arizona with honors in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a focus on international business, business administration, and sociology with an international business certification. Kory has a strong background in startup companies helping to develop products, marketing, focus groups, expos, infrastructure changes, staffing, and management.

While pursuing his own recovery from substance abuse and mental disorders, he changed his career path in hopes that he could help others. He holds several roles around Sierra Tucson, including lead residential counselor, has been on many committees to enhance resident engagement and is one of the most sought after group facilitators. Kory has worked with various populations including SMI (Serious Mental Illness), the homeless population, addiction, trauma and the LGBTQIA+ community.

He is passionate about helping others embrace themselves exactly as they are. Kory takes an unconventional approach to psychoeducation by taking business practices with an experiential experience to enhance group buy-in.  Kory’s core belief is that human connection fixes everything. Through real life experience and a touch of humor, Kory embraces mistakes, flaws and brilliance.

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