Kerry H. Sullivan

Chairman-Summer Fund at Associated Grant Makers, Inc.

Kerry H. Sullivan

Kerry H. Sullivan

Chairman-Summer Fund at Associated Grant Makers, Inc.

Biography

Kerry Herlihy Sullivan is President of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, whose mission is to help advance economic mobility for individuals, families and communities in order to create thriving communities across the company’s global footprint. In this role, Sullivan leads a team responsible for philanthropic strategy in support of the company’s commitment to responsible growth through a focus on environmental, social and governance factors. The Foundation is delivering on a ten-year $2 billion philanthropic giving goal, with a particular focus of serving low-income communities and vulnerable populations.

Sullivan manages strategic relationships with philanthropic partners addressing pressing issues of workforce and education, community development, and basic needs. She leads the company’s signature philanthropic programs which recognize the community leadership and service of nonprofit organizations and students in 45 markets across the U.S., with more than $200 million invested since 2004. In addition, Sullivan is responsible for Bank of America Community Volunteers, the company’s global volunteer program which deploys employees as engaged citizens across local communities.

With more than 25 years of experience, Sullivan is recognized as an expert in the field of charitable giving. Prior to joining the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Sullivan managed Philanthropic Management Foundation Advisory Services at the company —a team responsible for distributing more than $300 million in charitable grants on behalf of clients. Under her leadership, the Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation distributed more than $85 million in charitable grants predominantly to organizations aimed at improving access to education for underserved populations.

She currently serves on the National Board of Directors of Year Up; Mentor, the National Mentoring Partnership; Points of Light; BPE, the Boston Plan for Excellence; the GreenLight Fund; and serves as Chair of the Summer Fund – a donor collaborative that raises annual support for summer programs to benefit Boston’s inner city youth.

Sullivan has a BA in English from the College of the Holy Cross-Worcester, Massachusetts, and earned her MBA from Boston College, Carroll School of Management. She resides in Sudbury, MA with her husband and two daughters.

Overview
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The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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Sudbury, MA, United States

Number of Boards

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Senior Vice President, National Philanthropy at The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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Co-Founder at The Millennium Promise Alliance, Inc.

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Senior Vice President at The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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Senior Vice President at The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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Legacy Asset Servicing Executive at Bank of America Corp.

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Global Head of ESG at Bank of America Corp.

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Senior Vice President at The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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Former Senior Vice President at The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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Head of Corporate Responsibility, Europe & Emerging Markets (Ex-Asia) at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.

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Head of Chief Investment Officer & Investment Solutions Group at Bank of America Corp.

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Chairman-Summer Fund at Associated Grant Makers, Inc.
Education
BA in English

The College of the Holy Cross (or Holy Cross) is an undergraduate Roman Catholic, Jesuit, liberal arts college located in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Roman Catholic college in New England and one of the oldest in the United States.

MBA

The Carroll School of Management provides undergraduate and graduate management education attuned to the needs of today's business world. Aligned with the philosophy of Boston College, we develop leaders and managers who bring an ethical perspective to business decision making. In addition to its degree programs and centers which provide executive development programming for professionals, the School partners with the business community to provide (student) consulting services in the areas of financial and strategic analysis, product development, and general business planning.

Career History
Chairman-Summer Fund
Current

AGM's mission is to promote the practice and expansion of effective and responsible philanthropy to improve the health and vitality of its region.

President
Tenure Unconfirmed

The mission of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation is to make a meaningful difference in the communities we serve by identifying local priorities and consistently delivering financial and human resources to address those challenges in order to build Neighborhood Excellence.

Philanthropic Management Foundation Advisory Services
Prior
Boards & Committees
Co-Chair, Advisory Committee
Current
Member, Corporate Committee
Tenure Unconfirmed

The Council on Foundations and its members promote the highest standards of ethical behavior. In recognition of the importance of philanthropy toward the public good and those we serve, we adopt these ethical principles.

Member, Advisory Board
Tenure Unconfirmed
Events
Attendee
21st Century National Service Summit

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2012 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2011 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2011 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

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