Eileen Sullivan is a senior manager and veteran entrepreneur who brings over twenty-five years of experience in business and marketing, with extensive experience in the international marketplace. A veteran of several start-ups, two successful turn-arounds and several mergers and acquisitions, her background includes top executive positions at companies in all stages of growth, from early stage to public multinational corporations.
Eileen is a creative, innovative thinker and results-oriented, bottom-line-driven business professional and team leader experienced in business operations and all B2B and B2C marketing disciplines. With deep expertise in business strategy, targeted tactical marketing and maximizing marketing effectiveness and ROI on limited budgets, she has helped companies launch operations from the ground up, grow from zero to $50 million within 4 years, achieve 70% to 100% annual growth, expand into international markets, become established leaders in crowded market segments and land spots on the prestigious Inc. 500 annual list.
She has also helped companies get investor ready, raise more than $40 million in funding, execute successful private placement offerings and prepare for IPO. Eileen has created and authored executive summaries, business overviews, business plans and investor presentations for B2B and B2C companies, from high end enterprise technology solution providers to consumer mass market products. She managed investor relations for a $100 million multinational company, and played integral roles in mergers and acquisitions on both sides of the deal, including managing due diligence and sensitive communications.
Eileen has served on the Boards of the American Marketing Association, the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs, and Women Executives and Entrepreneurs; been a guest lecturer at California State University/Los Angeles graduate school of business program in their Entrepreneurship Institute and a guest speaker at the UCLA Anderson School of Management Business Entrepreneurship Conferences. Awards include the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Silver Anvil and the Bell Ringer Award for Excellence in Communications.
Industry Expertise (3)
Guest lecturer, California State University Graduate School Entreprenuership Program (professional)
Former Board Member, Women Entrepreneurs and Executives (WE2) (professional)
Former Board Member, American Marketing Association (professional)
Publicity Club Bell Ringer Award for Excellence in Communications (professional)
PRSA Silver Anvil Award (professional)
Panelist, UCLA Forum on Entrepreneurship (professional)
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