John Sullivan is the treasurer at the University of Michigan. His major areas of oversight include cash and debt. Sullivan’s responsibilities include managing banking relationships, credit cards and depository programs, ATM leases, vendor check writing, the university’s ID card program, and debt policy.
Prior to joining the Treasurer’s Office, Sullivan served as the university's controller for investment accounting, with responsibility for ensuring accurate accounting and reporting for $10 billion in cash and investments for the institution.
Before coming to the university in 2000, Sullivan spent more than 20 years in the financial industry in a variety of key positions, including manager of treasury for Oakwood Healthcare Inc., vice president for employee benefit administration at First of America Bank, and vice president for master trust administration at Comerica Bank and Manufacturers Bank.
Sullivan received his B.B.A. in accounting from UM-Flint, an MBA in finance from UM-Ann Arbor, and a J.D. from Wayne State University.