CEO and Managing Director
Nancy serves as the CEO and Managing Director of IllinoisVENTURES. With over 15 years of experience in the commercialization and entrepreneurial sector, Nancy leads the IllinoisVENTURES, LLC investment portfolio. Ms. Sullivan oversees $75 million + in assets under management. She is responsible for overall fund operations including serving as the main point of contact for limited partner base and the investment management of leading portfolio companies. Nancy promotes the development of new companies commercializing complex technologies by assisting the companies in obtaining venture capital funding, recruiting management talent and obtaining necessary business services. She serves on the boards of two Chicago based startups, Personify and Diagnostic Photonics. Nancy earned her MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a Master’s in Biotechnology, from Northwestern. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Loyola University.