John O'Sullivan

John O'Sullivan, Director of Systems and Special Projects

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Areas of expertise: 

  • Finance and accounting
  • Systems management
  • Project management

John O’Sullivan is Director of Systems and Special Projects at the Foundation for California Community Colleges. As a leader within the Foundation’s Finance team, O’Sullivan expertly oversees the organization's investment and treasury management, systems maintenance and integrations, accounting policy implementation, and special projects, helping facilitate the Foundation’s year-over-year growth.

Foundation Highlights: 

  • Manages the Foundation’s investments, in excess of $90 million
  • Researches, compares, and implements new accounting policies and tools for increased operational efficiencies

With more than 30 years of financial and accounting management experience, O’Sullivan joined the Foundation in 2005, previously serving as Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting, Vice President of Finance, and Controller. He served as Assistant Corporate Controller at VantageMed Corporation and Plant Controller for Interstate Brands Corporation prior to joining the Foundation’s management team.

O’Sullivan proudly earned his associate in arts in liberal science from College of the Siskiyous and his bachelor of science in accounting from California State University, Chico.

Management Team

Keetha Mills
President and Chief Executive Officer

Julian Roberts
Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Quintana
Chief Operating Officer

Melissa Conner
Chief Advancement Officer

Bryan Miller
Vice President of Communications and Technology

Sandra Fried
Vice President, Student Success Center

Andrea Meyer
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Board of Directors

Kathy Williams
Chair of the Board

Geneve Villacres
Vice Chair of the Board

Patrick Mulvaney

Darius Anderson

Frank Gornick

Jennifer Perry

Kwesi Edwards

Lance Izumi

Manuel Baca

Yasmin Davidds

Foundation for California
Community Colleges

1102 Q Street, Suite 4800
Sacramento, CA 95811

Toll Free: 866.325.3222
Fax: 916.325.0844

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The Foundation for California Community Colleges is a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 68-0412350).

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Who we serve

The Foundation serves as the official foundation supporting the Board of Governors, Chancellor’s Office, and the entire California Community College system, including 116 colleges and 73 districts, serving 2.1 million students.

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