Getting Things Done
Sullivan has been integral in the creation of many special initiatives that have had a sustained impact on the Cincinnati community, including:
- The Coalition for a Drug-Free Greater Cincinnati (now Prevention FIRST)
- St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy
- development of the BRIDGES Hispanic Awareness Campaign
- Cincinnati Works Next Step program to benefit young adults aging out of foster care
Just last year, Sullivan founded Girls with Pearls, Cincinnati, to foster leadership and empower girls living in impoverished neighborhoods to plan for a brighter future through education, personal responsibility, and exposure to opportunity.
Sullivan is a graduate of Leadership Cincinnati Class XXX. The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber named her a WE Celebrate finalist for Woman of the Year –Entrepreneur in 2012.
Prior to starting her own company, Sullivan was the first executive director of the Coalition for a Drug-Free Greater Cincinnati, founded in 1996 by Senator Rob Portman with Ohio First Lady Emeritus Hope Taft, Rev. Dr. Damon Lynch, Jr. and John Pepper. She served as assistant vice president for PRIDE -- the National Parents' Resource Institute for Drug Education.
Sullivan also worked to prevent drug use and improve the lives of the addicted as public information officer for the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services. Her diverse background also includes positions held at the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce and CET in Cincinnati.
Sullivan is currently a member of the Lighthouse Youth Services Board of Trustees, the St. Vincent de Paul Advisory Board, the Bridges of Faith Trialogue, the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, and the Prevention FIRST! Advisory Board.