We have hired Sean Silva as video strategist to lead the continued growth of the video department, manage clients and provide strategic counsel on media distribution.

“Sean’s a great storyteller,” said Vince Boileau, principal of Boileau Communications. “He brings over 20 years of diverse experience in production that makes him perfect for the challenges this position brings. We are excited to have him and look forward to seeing where he takes our video department moving forward.”

As video strategist, Silva will work with Boileau’s clients across West Michigan to produce video projects, motion graphics and distribution strategy. Prior to joining Boileau, Silva spent six years leading a creative team as head of the film department at Resurrection Life Church.

In his free time, Silva likes to spend time with his wife and four kids and enjoys going to the beach during the summer. Silva also loves music and toured in a Christian rock band for 10 years. Silva is from Grand Rapids and currently resides there with his family.

About the Author

Austin Metz

Austin joined the Boileau team after nearly two years at the Holland Sentinel. Through his experience, Austin cultivated valuable relationships with the local business community while also learning to take big picture stories and localize them to the paper's readership. A Grand Valley State University alum, Metz studied journalism for three years before earning his bachelor's degree in psychology. Metz is a GR-resident, an avid runner, blogger and an aspiring fiction author who enjoys his daily walks with his dog and sitting around the campfire.

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