Ellen M. Sullivan, M.Ed.

Director, International Advancement
Phillips Academy, Andover

As director of international advancement at Phillips Academy, Ellen shapes cultivation and gift development strategies for Andover's top potential campaign donors, and manages a portfolio of international principal giving prospects.  She came to Phillips Academy after a long career in higher education, at Harvard University and Boston College, where she held similar roles in international advancement.  Previous roles include Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Associate Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and admissions officer for Harvard College. Ellen has a B.A. in Political Science from Boston College) and a M.Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, with a focus on international education. She is a past member of the Board of Trustees of CASE, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, where she was Chair of the International Committee. She was also the convener of the Advisory Council on Education of the Fetzer Institute, an operating foundation in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Ellen joined South Africa Partners’ Board of Directors in 2014.