Robert D. Sullivan
Robert D. Sullivan (Sully), Vice President of Chora, has over forty years of museum leadership, management, education, and fundraising experience.
From 1990-2006, he served as the Associate Director for the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, managing all aspects of exhibition, education, and public program development.
Sully's leadership and vision, combined with his
strategic management skills, generated exhibitions and programs that set new standards for the Smithsonian
and the international museum community.
Recognizing the vast educational potential of the web, he
has been committed to transforming museums from isolated cultural destinations into hubs within an interconnected global learning network.
Working with the American Management Association
, Sully designed and implemented strategic planning and management courseware delivering a purpose and results-centered management philosophy to over 2,000 public sector managers.
Formerly the Director of the New York State Museum
, which he
built and managed for 10 years, Sully holds a graduate degree in management of non-profit organizations from the University of Rochester
and is a candidate for the PHD in Human Sciences at The George Washington University