Director since 1995
Director in Class I (term expiring in 2022)
Frank C. Sullivan is chairman and chief executive officer of RPM International Inc. He began his career with RPM in 1987 as regional sales manager for its joint venture AGR Company, before being elected to director of corporate development in 1989, vice president in 1991 and chief financial officer in 1993. Sullivan became executive vice president in 1995, president in 1999 and chief operating officer in 2001, before leading the company as president and chief executive officer in 2002. Sullivan was later elected chairman of the board in 2008. Before joining RPM, he held various commercial lending and corporate finance positions at Harris Bank and First Union National Bank from 1983–1987. Sullivan serves on the boards of The Timken Company, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the American Coatings Association, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, the Army War College Foundation, the Ohio Business Roundtable, the Cleveland School of Science and Medicine, the Greater Cleveland Partnership and the Medina County Bluecoats Chapter. Sullivan holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina as a Morehead Scholar. He is the son of the late Thomas C. Sullivan, former chairman and CEO of RPM.