NORFOLK, VA. — Lt. Cmdr. James Sullivan was named as one of Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic Engineers of the Year. Sullivan, a native of Deadwood, S.D., works as the Facilities Engineering and Acquisition Division (FEAD) director for Public Works Department Pennsylvania. He is a 2001 graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and holds master’s degrees in civil engineering and business administration.

Sullivan led a 46-person team in awarding 575 design and construction contract actions valued at over $65 million in fiscal year 2012.

"I am truly honored to receive the credit for all the hard work of my entire team," said Sullivan. We have a great group of professionals at Public Works Department Pennsylvania who really care about the mission and take care of each other."

According to Cdr. Andrew Sullivan, public works officer at PWD Pennsylvania, Sullivan developed and implemented a safety review process that has seen two consecutive years with no contractor mishaps and oversaw a Utilities Energy Saving Contract that will save the government $2.2 million a year in energy costs.