Al Sullivan is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ABT, Inc and the President and Chief Executive Officer of BFA Systems. ABT and BFA support the DoD and commercial customers with a broad range of engineering services.
General Sullivan began his military career as a platoon leader with 1/17 Cavalry in the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft Bragg NC. Throughout his career, he had the opportunity to command at every level, in peace and war, and served in key staff assignments to include the Joint Staff and Headquarters Department of the Army in Washington, DC. His last assignment was as the Commanding General of the US Army Aviation and Missile Command in Huntsville, Al.
On 10 September 2001 he retired from the US Army and accepted the position of Vice President for Strategic Planning with the COLSA Corporation, eventually serving as President/CEO until December 2006. He left COLSA to form his own business. He acquired ABT and in 2007 and BFA Systems in 2010. His education includes a BS in Marketing and a MBA as well as numerous military schools to include the US Army War College.
In addition to his duties with ABT and BFA, he serves on the board for the Huntsville Botanical Garden, the board for The Business Council of Alabama, and is Chairman of the Alabama Aerospace Industry Association.