physical health and wellness executive vice president
As physical health and wellness executive vice president for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), Jonathan Sullivan oversees the programs designed to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle. In his previous role, Jon cultivated rapid growth of the strategic partnerships and signature events teams and worked on numerous cause marketing promotions that provided a positive impact on WWP programs.
Jon is a 1997 graduate of The Citadel. Following graduation, he received a commission as a surface warfare officer in the United States Navy. During his time on active duty, Jon served onboard two Mayport-based ships, including the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67). He also taught at The Citadel. Following active duty, Jon worked in the real estate industry and for a large university. He earned his Masters of Public Administration degree from the College of Charleston in 2008.
Jon has always had a strong interest in working with warriors including a passion for engaging warriors in activities that would improve their physical health and wellness. Prior to his current role, Jon worked to leverage corporate partnerships to have a direct physical health and wellness impact on warriors. In 2011, Jon assisted in the planning and participated in a climb of Mount Kilimanjaro with four warriors. “This experience fueled my passion for this work. I was able to see firsthand how when you present a warrior with the opportunity and training, they will accomplish great things.”
“Aside from my beautiful wife and two children, working for Wounded Warrior Project has been the biggest blessing on my life. It is an honor to work on behalf of this generation of wounded heroes.”
Jon is married to Sarah (Schultz), professor of law at Florida Coastal Law School. They have a son, Paul Daniel, and a daughter, Campbell Brea.