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Sean Sullivan - Director of Strategic Communications and Messaging

Sean is the Director of Strategic Communications and Messaging at the Department of Energy. He oversees the Department’s speechwriting team, prepares and executes the Department’s strategic communications plans, and works to proactively tell the story of the Department’s efforts to expand clean energy, drive economic growth, and support our national security. Sean joined the Department in August 2012 as a speechwriter to the Deputy Secretary, and later went on to serve as the Chief Speechwriter to Secretary Moniz when he took office in 2013.

Prior to joining the Department of Energy, Sean worked at the Department of Transportation and the White House. From 2010 to 2011, he was a Fulbright Fellow in South Korea, where he taught 700 middle school students. Sean is a native of Northwestern Montana and in his free time enjoys climbing mountains, eating huckleberry pie, and telling fishing stories.