Business Management & CDA
Kevin Sullivan is a hands-on team leader with over 25 years experience in accounting, finance, IT, business management, operations and assessment to include over thirteen highly successful years in the roles of chief finance and chief operating officer. In addition to his extensive experience, Kevin holds a Master of Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Read More
Kevin is not only a seasoned chief finance and operations officer, but also the kind of guy who extends himself above and beyond his professional services. This is made evident by Kevin’s extensive community and school involvement to include serving as an Executive Board Member of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce as well as a Member of Gesa Credit Union’s Supervisory Committee and membership with the Washington Association of School Business Officials.
At the pinnacle of his career, Kevin decided to step out of the proverbial career box and launch Sullivan Sullutions, LLC. This decision has allowed Kevin the opportunity to leverage his passion for service alongside his professional knowledge and expertise in the pursuit of making the greatest impact possible. Kevin is known for doing the right thing, even when no one is looking and it is with this level of integrity that Kevin’s services are founded.
Bob Hamm is an engaged team leader with 35 years of Accounting and Finance experience.
Bob Hamm has a double major in Accounting and Finance from Washington State University (Go Cougs!) before his first role as the manager of the local Coca Cola distribution center. Bob has experience at all levels of healthcare and business Accounting and Finance. Read More
Responsibilities included General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Banking, Investments and Payroll. During his tenure in healthcare, Bob was the Controller for two large healthcare organizations including 10 years at Kadlec Regional Medical Center, a 250+ bed facility. Bob was part of the leadership team that grew Kadlec into the current large multi-specialty facility which included the expansion of the physical plant, the clinic presence throughout the Tri-Cities.
Bob left healthcare to join Sullivan Sullutions LLC to provide fractional Chief Financial Officer services to software, retail and building industry and startup businesses throughout the Tri-City area.
Bob’s approach to management is servant style leadership in which he mentored and groomed several employees.
Bob’s accomplishments include:
- Responsible for accounts payable and payroll functions
- Prepare monthly and annual financial statements
- Prepare annual operating and capital budget
- File monthly sales and use tax with Department of Revenue
- Responsible for cash management
- Prepare various monthly and annual state and federal regulatory reports
- Work with outside CPA firm to prepare annual audit
- Prepare not for profit 990 tax return
- Prepare departmental budget recommendations, monitor and control operations within approved budget
- Contribute to and promote positive relationships between physicians, hospital staff, guests and local community
- Establish, implement and monitor departmental quality assurance programs and practices; manage and direct hospital budget activities
- Monitor and control the communications and the flow of accounting and financial information to and from regulatory agencies, auditors, legal, financial and insurance agencies
- Review capital, operating, and physician expenses and participate in the development of plans to control such expenses
- Direct rate setting processes for new equipment, supplies and procedures in coordination with revenue department managers
- Responsible for 52 departments in preparing monthly general ledger for management and Sisters of Providence monthly statement
- Maintain statistics on admissions and patient days on a daily basis; assist with annual audits by the hospital’s CPA firm and Medicare auditors
- Prepare and distribute bi-weekly productivity reports to management and administration.
- Review proposals and provide advice and council on financial issues
Tom started with Sullivan Sullutions in the spring of 2020 bringing in IT services as a new service offering. He has been a resident of the Tri Cities since the age of 2. Growing up in Kennewick, Tom graduated from Kennewick High School and attended Columbia Basin College studying Computer Science. Read More
Outside of IT, one of the things Tom is passionate about is music and music education. Tom has been involved with drum corps for the last 13 years and is currently the executive director of the Columbians Drum & Bugle Corps in the Tri-Cities. They are a competitive youth performing arts ensemble that competes against other drum corps from across the country. You can see the corps performing in front of 10,000+ people every summer through the Pacific Northwest. You can occasionally catch Tom gigging with a local band or two playing bass trombone.
Tom has been married for 26 years and has three grown children. In his leisure time, he enjoys spending time with his family camping and fishing. His other babies at home include a dog, cat, bird and a turtle.
QA Manager/Lead Auditor
Mr. Chafin has over forty (40) years of related experience in the field of Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC), including Environmental, Safety, Health and Quality (ESH&Q) Management, with an emphasis in the Nuclear Power Industry including Nuclear Waste Clean-up and Processing. Mr. Chafin’s experience includes the development of several Quality Assurance (QA) Program Plans and implementing procedures for various projects. Read More
Mr. Chafin’s background includes extensive experience in the areas of design, procurement, construction, testing, start-up, and operations. Mr. Chafin has been certified as an ASME NQA-1 Lead Auditor for several different companies over the last two decades. Mr. Chafin has participated in or conducted internal and external audits and assessments of Customer/Client QA programs. Mr. Chafin also has extensive experience in the development of specialized QA programs, such as for the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM), ISO 9001 Quality Management System Requirements, and ASME NQA-1, Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications.
Furthermore, Mr. Chafin’s experience includes the developed Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Code Compliance Matrices for various facilities on the Hanford Site and the performance of verification activities to ensure compliance with American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) AG-1, ASME N509, and ASME N510.
Fei is a proactive and creative professional with proven financial accounting reporting experience. She has strong organizational skills and high level of initiative and demonstrative skills in the execution of responsibilities. Fei excels at collaboration in teams and working cross-functionally. She obtained her Master of Science in Accounting degree from Texas A&M University. She holds active CPA licenses in Texas and Washington State. Read More
Before Fei and her family moved to the Tri-Cities, she worked in PricewaterhouseCoppers, LLP in Dallas, Texas. During that time, she assisted mid-size and large corporations in solving complex accounting and financial reporting issues, either in connection with a significant transaction (IPO, acquisition, divestiture) or as a stand-alone issue (adoption of the new accounting standards) in various industries.
Fei started with Sullivan Sullutions in the spring of 2019. Since then, she has witnessed her clients overcoming rough time, growing step by step, and striving for success. Being a part of the Sullivan Sullutions team to serve and to contribute to their clients’ achievements has been giving her great sense of accomplishment.
Besides accounting, she also enjoys travelling and exploring new things. She and her husband are proud of being Texas Aggies and value the Aggie traditions. She and her family are actively serving in the Tri-cities Chinese Alliance Church.
Mary has more years of experience than she wants to admit. She provides administrative support to the Sullivan Sullutions Team and our clients. Mary handles the day to day tasks for the company so the rest of the team can focus on providing the excellent service to our many clients. Read More
In addition, Mary provides as needed administrative support to our clients. Whether assistance is needed in accounts payable, accounts receivable or just being available to complete the variety administrative tasks that need to be done. Mary and Kevin have worked together for over 12 years in many different roles and companies
Mary has served the city of Benton City as a Councilwoman for the past eight years and has a little over one year left on her current term. When Mary is not in the office or serving the City, she can be found taking care of her mother or traveling to see her 5 grandkids, (two of them live in Montana, so please leave a message and she will call you back upon her returns.)