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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).
$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.
OFF THE CLOCK
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).