Kevin Sullivan, 39

January 01, 2009 |



Kevin Sullivan, 39

Managing director, Academic Group

Shawmut Design and Construction, Boston


BS, Wentworth Institute ofTechnology


Heads academic group at the firm (2007 total billings: $850 million, according to BD+C's Giants 300).

One of firm's 14 manager directors; helps lead firm's $400 million New England Group.

Landed some of firm's first academic projects; helped build major academic portfolio. Main client: Harvard University; significant clients: MIT, Northeastern, Tufts University, and Phillips Exeter Academy.

Fifteen-year career at firm includes work in Retail Group (key client: Fortunoff) and Hospitality Group (worked on Boston's first 11 Starbucks locations).

Recent Projects

$30 million executive conference center, Babson College.

$3 million Eggan Laboratories remodel, Harvard University.

$11.5 million Malkin Athletic Center renovation, Harvard University.


Volunteer, Rebuilding Together.


Plays on Shawmut's hockey team.

Favorite reads: anything by John Grisham.

Hikes with daughter Sydney (8) and son Johnny (3½).


Acrophobe (afraid of heights).

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