Brian Patrick Sullivan

Brian Patrick Sullivan

New York Botanical Garden / Vice President

In this position, I am responsible for the strategic planning, development, and oversight of the arboretum and grounds, outdoor gardens and displays, and the living collections within the 250-acre National Historic Landmark Landscape of the New York Botanical Garden. I provide leadership and direction for the management and the curatorial staff. Recent projects on which I was a lead staff member are A Million Daffodil Initiative, renovations of the Maple Collection, the Lilac Collection, and the redesign of the Children’s Adventure Garden.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, EXTENSION, LOS ANGELES
CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC POMONA, 2000
MT SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE, DESCANSO CAMPUS, 2008
BOSTON UNIVERSITY, BOSTON, MA 1989, BSBA, MARKETING


Work of Experienc

New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY
2017. June ~ Present   Vice President for Glasshouses and Landscape,
2013. April ~ Present   Vice President for Gardens, Landscape, and Outdoor Collections
Descanso Gardens, La Cañnada Flintridge, CA
2008 ~ 2013   Director of Horticulture and Garden Operations
2006 ~ 2008   Manager of Horticulture and Display Gardening
2001 ~ 2006   Horticulture Supervisor
1997 ~ 2001   Display Horticulturist
1995 ~ 1997   Gardener
Direct Cinema Limited, Santa Monica, CA
1991 ~ 1995   Marketing Manager