Ellen J. Sullivan, MS, MSJ
Chief Operating Officer
As COO, Ellen is second in command to the Chief Executive Officer, focusing internally on key staffing, process and infrastructure improvements and issues. She previously served as Chief Communications and Membership Officer. An SGO staff member since April 2012, Ellen has also worked at the American Society for Clinical Pathology, Institute of Food Technologists, Youngstown State University, and as a daily newspaper reporter for The Vindicator in Youngstown, OH. She has a bachelor’s degree in economics and German from Washington University in St. Louis, a master’s in journalism from Northwestern University, and a master’s in exercise science from Northeastern Illinois University.