Steven R. Sullivan has a deep background in operations, improving culture, acquisitions, and strategic execution. Steve was formerly a senior executive with Ameren Corporation and most recently the Executive Director of Provident. Prior to Provident, he was Chairman, President and CEO of Ameren Energy Resources, a coal and gas merchant generation company, and Ameren Energy Marketing, a related marketing company. He was a senior vice president and the general counsel and secretary for Ameren Corporation from June 1998 through February 2011, when he assumed the Ameren Energy Resources management responsibilities. Sullivan has been a Board member of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis for three years and has served on the audit and finance committees and is currently general counsel and secretary. He also served on the Board of Food Outreach and was previously a Board member at the Sheldon Concert Hall.
A native of the St. Louis area, Sullivan holds a B.S.B.A from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, a law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a MBA from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. In addition to his tenure as an Ameren executive, Sullivan was an attorney with the company from 1987 to 1995. He has also held positions with Anheuser-Busch Companies; Kohn, Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP; and Arthur Andersen & Co.