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.

Programs and Services

Beth Kay
Director of Professional Development, Success Center

Jodi Lewis
Director of Policy Development, Success Center

Nadia Leal-Carrillo
Director of Strategic Initiatives, Success Center

Tim Aldinger
Executive Director, Workforce Development

Iris Aguilar
Senior Director, Equity and Community Impact

Jeffrey Clary
Senior Director, Climate Strategies

Shirley Singh
Director of Facilities, Systems and Services

Jennifer Keiper
Senior Director of CollegeBuys

Strategic Support

Barbara Webster-Hawkins
Executive Director, Resource Development

Emily Robinson
Technology and Special Projects Director

Jodi Samuels
Director of Strategic Support for Colleges and Scholars

Steve Maciel
Director of Finance and Accounting

John O'Sullivan
Director, Systems and Special Projects

Cristina Herrick
Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

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Community Colleges

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Sacramento, CA 95811

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