Timothy P. Sullivan

Timothy P. SullivanMBA ’89
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MBA ’89
Cofounder and Managing Director, Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC

Tim Sullivan is a managing director and a cofounder at Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, Illinois. Since MDP’s formation in 1992, the firm has raised seven funds with aggregate capital of over $18 billion and has completed investments in approximately 125 companies. Tim has nearly 30 years of private equity experience and manages the Healthcare Practice at MDP. Prior to cofounding MDP in 1992, Tim was with First Chicago Venture Capital after having served as an officer in the U.S. Navy for over seven years of active duty. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Option Care, Performance Health, Alcami Holdings LLC, Solis Mammography Services LLC, and Kaufman Hall, LLC.

Tim is also involved with a number of not-for-profit organizations. He serves on the boards of trustees of Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, The United States Naval Academy Foundation, and Big Shoulders Fund. Additionally, he serves on the finance and investment committee of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Tim and his wife, Sue, have been married for over 35 years and have four children. Their daughter, Shannon, is a graduate of the Stanford Class of ’16 and son Peter is a graduate of the Stanford GSB Class of ’18.

Last Updated 29 Dec 2018