Julie Ann Sullivan, The Queen of Culture, works with companies to catapult their success through improved communication, creativity and compassion. The result is accelerated business growth.

Julie Ann Sullivan’s diverse background gives her a unique business perspective. She earned a BA in Psychology and an MBA in Accounting, earning the designation of CPA and spent decades involved in accounting and business functionality. In addition, Julie Ann is an expert level Certified Laughter Leader and trainer.

Julie Ann is an international best-selling author. In the 2018 release of her book, Blueprint for Employee Engagement, 37 Essential Elements to Influence, Innovate and Inspire, she created a roadmap for the complex journey to create a best place to work. Her newest book, Catalysts of Culture – How Visionary Leaders Activate the Employee Experience, is based on her extensive research, experience and interviews on her podcast, Businesses that Care.

Julie Ann has taught at Robert Morris, Duquesne and Washington & Jefferson Universities. As a Professional Speaker, she has worked with companies such as, McDonald's USA, Howard Hanna Financial, Highmark and Bayer, US. She is known for her expertise, innovation, humor and engaging her clients. Culture consulting and leadership coaching allow Julie Ann the ability to deep dive into an organization’s daily environment

Julie Ann lives in Pittsburgh, PA with her Wonder Dog, Joy.

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Her client list includes

Fortune 500

universities and schools, businesses, government organizations, non-profits, and healthcare facilities:

  • McDonald's, Bayer USA, Highmark Health Services, Howard Hannah Financial
  • University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, University of Akron, Bethany College
  • Nave Newell, Vistage, McKamish, Inc., McLanahan
  • City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Bridgeport Transit Authority
  • AATH, AARP, YMCA, and Carnegie Library

Hire Julie Ann Sullivan NOW!

She will change the culture of your business and your perspective on life.

Contact Julie Ann Sullivan @ 724-942-0486 - JulieAnn@JulieAnnSullivan.com


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Bayer US
Central Electric Coop
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.
Grossman, Yanak and Ford LLP
Highmark Health Services
Love Schuerle & Bauer
McDonald’s USA
McKamish, Inc.
Nave Newell
Vistage International


Allegheny County Department of
Intellectual Disability
City of Pittsburgh


Allegheny Intermediate Unit
Allegheny Valley School District
A. W. Beattie Center
Baldwin Whitehall School District
Bentworth School District
Bethel Park School District
Brentwood School District
Chatham University
Community College of Allegheny County
Duquesne University
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Intermediate Unit 1 – Washington County
Pennsylvania Technical Institute
Propel Charter Schools
Shaler School District
Southern Connecticut University
University of Akron – Wayne
University of Pittsburgh
Washington Area School District

VOLUNTEER WORK (Past and Present)

AATH Co Chair and Committee Member
ARTS, Inc. – Board Member
Camarillo State Hospital – supported staff in their work with autistic children
Caring Committee Chair – South Hills Unitarian Universalist Church
Changing Seasons, A Center for Conscious Living – Board Member
Family Hospice
Girl’s Hope – Home for Girls
NSA Pittsburgh Board Member
Peters Township School Board
Peters Township School District Long Range Vision Plan Coordinator
Peters Township Youth Commission
Unitarian Universalist Church of the South Hills – Caring Committee
VISTO – Volunteers in Service to Offenders
Western Area Career and Technology Board
Whales Tale – Pittsburgh
Zonta International – Pittsburgh North


Facilitator for Enhanced Learning at Learning Never Ends
30+ years in Accounting profession – included tax prep, financial and technology services
Community College of Allegheny County
Robert Morris University
Washington and Jefferson College
Created and taught an approved CPE class for Accountants in PA, OH, NJ


American Health Care Group, Inc.
Caring Mission
Concordia Haven
Epiphany Wellness Center
Friendship Village Senior Living
Mission Pharmacy
Partners in Personal ServiceSt. Barnabas
St. Thomas More
The Pines


Allegheny County Schools Health Insurance Consortium
Bethany College, WV Symposium
Human Resource Association of the Alleghenies
Inspired Women’s Conference
Keystone Health Promotion Conference
Leadership Academy for Women
Pennsylvania Career and Technical Education Conference
Sunnybridge Natural Foods
Westmoreland Human Resources Association
Wise Women Conference (2012 & 2013)
Women’s Independent Press


ARTS, Inc.
Carnegie Library
Family Design Resources
Girl’s Hope
Hair Peace Charities
Peters Township Library
Sewickley Library
Temple Beth-El
Unitarian Universalist Church of the North Hills
Unitarian Universalist Church of the South Hills
Volunteers of America
Zonta International


BA – Psychology: California State University at Northridge
MBA – Accounting: National University, San Diego, CA
Certified Toastmaster
Certified Laughter Leader (re-certified 2012)
National Speakers Association – Professional Member

PUBLICITY (Articles and Radio)

Biz Chicks
KDKA Radio
Community Health Magazine
Allegheny County Schools Health Insurance Consortium
Love and Lipstick Radio, Ottawa Canada
In Community Magazine
Mt. Lebanon Magazine
North Hills Monthly Magazine
Observer Reporter
Peter’s Township Community Television
Pittsburgh Human Resources Association
Sewickley Herald
Women’s Independent Press
WTAE – Michelle Wright’s Blog



Allegheny Business Network
American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management
American Society of Association Executives
Association of Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH)
Association of Governmental Contact Center Professionals
Association of YMCA Professionals
Bethel Park Women’s Club
Community Bridge-Building Network
Executive Women International
Executive Women’s Council
Healthcare Financial Management Association
Human Resource Association of the Alleghenies
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)
Meeting Planners International
Mental Health Association
National Speakers Association, Pittsburgh
Oncology Nurses Association
Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA)
Pittsburgh Professional Women
Rotary International
Society of Healthcare Human Resources Professionals of Pennsylvania
Westmoreland Human Resouces Association
Women’s Business Network
Womens Energy Network
World Laughter Tour

AFFILIATIONS (Past and Present)

Association of Applied and Therapeutic Humor
Center for Conscious Living – Board Member
Chamber of Commerce – Brentwood, Baldwin, Whitehall
Community Bridge-Building Network
Dress for Success
Education Consultant Network
National Speakers Association
NSA Pittsburgh Board Secretary
Pittsburgh Dance Council Advisory Board
Pittsburgh Professional Women
Power of Southpointe
Peters Township School  District – Coordinator, Long-range Vision Plan
Peters Township School District – Board Member
Peters Township Youth Commission
Unitarian Universalist Church – Caring Committee Chair
Western Area Career and Technology – Board Member
Whales Tale
World Laughter Tour, Inc.
WYEP Public Radio
Zonta International – Pittsburgh North

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