Walter Sullivan

Founder & President
Walter has owned and operated ADD, Inc. for over 30 years.  He has assisted and consulted with clients at all levels in multiple industries on a global basis and is known around the world for his direct and effective approach.  Along with retained executive search Walter has assisted clients with management consulting, change management, organizational development and executive compensation. Prior to creating Accelerated Data Decision, Inc. Walter worked in human resources in various capacities as well as on the labor side where he learned the art of negotiation as an organizer and business agent for three AFL-CIO international unions and then as a Labor Relations Director for two Fortune 500 energy companies. He is founder of SPM (www.spartanpromanagement.com), a spin-off of Accelerated Data Decision, Inc. which specializes in the placement and management of Coaches and Sports Management professionals in the NFL, NBA, and Collegiate levels. Along with his extensive professional experience Walter is also a combat veteran of the Vietnam War where he served on the DMZ and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, The Army Commendation Medal, and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry for his service.  He graduated from the University of Utah with a B.A. in History.

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Russell Sullivan

Partner & Managing Director
Russell has worked with ADD, Inc. for over 18 years where he has managed global searches in both the private and public sectors.  He works within integrated, client focused teams to advise on issues of corporate governance, management effectiveness, culture, and decision making. Russell executes mandates for mid-level through senior executive level positions. He manages a global search portfolio that includes a heavy focus on mining & metals, chemical manufacturing, and heavy equipment manufacturing. Russell is co-founder of SPM (www.spartanpromanagement.com), a spin-off of Accelerated Data Decision, Inc. which specializes in the placement and management of Coaches and Sports Management professionals in the NFL, NBA, and Collegiate levels. He is a graduate of the University of Richmond, Robins School of Business with a B.A. in Business Administration and a Marketing minor.  He is also a former member of the University of Richmond varsity football team, winning two Atlantic-10 Championships.