Kyle Sullivan, a Partner at Northwind Strategies, has nearly two decades of experience in public relations, crisis communications, government, public policy, non-profit advocacy, and politics on both the state and national levels.
He has served as a communications adviser for United States Senator Elizabeth Warren and previously worked as a strategist on Senator Warren’s successful election campaign as well as Joseph Kennedy III’s successful 4th Congressional District campaign. Prior to joining Northwind, he served as Communications Director to Governor Deval Patrick and was a member of his Senior Staff during the Governor’s entire first term and through his successful reelection campaign. Before being appointed Communications Director, Kyle was the Governor’s Press Secretary where he served as the Administration’s principal spokesperson in local, state, and national news outlets.
Before joining the Patrick-Murray Administration, Kyle was Director of Communications and Chief Counsel for Education Policy for the Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Immediately prior to joining the Speaker’s staff, he worked in non-profit advocacy as Deputy Campaign Director for the Early Education for All Campaign and Strategies for Children.
Kyle also spent over six years working for United States Senator John Kerry in both his Senate office and 2004 Presidential Campaign. In the Senate office, he served in a number of communications and management positions including Interim State Director, Deputy State Director, and Massachusetts Press Secretary. He also spent 18 months on the presidential campaign trail as Lead Press Advance for the successful primary campaign in New Hampshire and subsequently for primary and general election events in nine states. In addition he was the Deputy Convention Hall Director for the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston.
Kyle began his career working five years for a Massachusetts State Senator in roles including Chief Legal Counsel and Director of Communications. He is a graduate of Saint Michael’s College and Suffolk University Law School.