Crowley Hires Sullivan in VP Role
David Sullivan has joined Crowley Maritime Corp. as vice president, business development and capture management, government services.
Sullivan will be based in Jacksonville and report to Todd Busch, senior vice president and general manager, Crowley SOLUTIONS. Sullivan will lead Crowley’s government business development team to strategically identify the needs of government and military customers and provide them with solutions using the company’s wide-ranging suite of services. When contracts are acquired, he will work with Crowley teams to support and ensure success for the new government business.
Sullivan comes to Crowley from Northrop Grumman Corporation, where he was a capture strategist tasked with helping the company gain government program contracts of strategic value. He began his career in 1990, serving as the personal aide to U.S. Sen. John D. “Jay” Rockefeller IV (D-WV), before moving on in 1993 to hold various management and executive positions of increasing responsibility with Verizon, Lucent Technologies, Level(3) Communications, URS Corporation/AECOM and ManTech International. In 2001, he co-founded The Fearthainne Group, serving as senior vice president and chief operating officer. The company provided business management consulting services, with a specialization in federal government contracting, the oil and gas industry, and international business.
He has a bachelor’s degree in political science and international affairs from Randolph-Macon College, and a master’s degree in political management from George Washington University. Additionally, he completed the University of Chicago Booth School of Business’ Market Strategy and Capture Strategy executive programs in 2015 and 2016, respectively.