Former White House Communications Director Joins Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education Board of Directors

Scranton, Pa. (Feb. 4, 2021) – The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education recently welcomed Kevin Sullivan, a career communications expert who has had experience in the White House, corporate and sports media relations at the most senior levels, to its Board of Directors.

Sullivan served as White House Communications Director under President George W. Bush, overseeing message development and communications planning, including oversight of the White House website, rapid response operation, media outreach and production of Presidential events. He also served as the Senate-confirmed Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach at the U.S. Department of Education.

Sullivan’s other outstanding career accomplishments include acting as Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications and Media Relations at NBC Universal and serving as Vice President of Communications at NBC Sports.

Since 2009, he has led Kevin Sullivan Communications, Inc., a national consulting firm specializing in communications strategy and messaging, media training and presentation skills coaching.

“I look forward to contributing my diverse expertise to the great work of The Wright Center and its mission to educate the future primary care workforce that serves the most vulnerable,” Sullivan said. “I plan to use my skills in strategic communications and leadership development to further the goals of the organization and its learners, faculty and staff.”

Sullivan earned a master’s degree in mass communications from Iona College in New York and his bachelor’s degree in management from Purdue University.

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