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Brittany Sullivan

Assistant Director, Venture Development
University Staff, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 9908
Biography: 

Brittany Sullivan serves as a Senior Program Manager on the Venture Development team with the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute. She leads all Venture Devils funding competitions, oversees philanthropic engagement and disbursement of seed funding support for founders, and develops strategy and deployment of resources to support ASU student, staff, faculty and alumni ventures across all stages of development, vertical and industry. Brittany has been with ASU for over seven years, holding positions in Sun Devil Athletics and Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering prior to joining the Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute team in 2018.

Brittany was raised in Minnesota and relocated to Arizona in 2007 to attend ASU, and was a member of the ASU Diving team for four years. Graduating from Barrett the Honors College in 2011, she then pursued her Master’s degree in a niche field of Social Work focused on infant, toddler and family interventions. 

Working directly with entrepreneurs, from aspirational to successful, Brittany has witnessed the power of risk-taking, the necessity of tenacity and the importance of failure. She is always inspired and empowered by the unscripted journey of entrepreneurship.