About Julie Ann

Contact Julie Ann @ 724-942-0486

Julie Ann Sullivan speaks from experience. Many people consider her “a revolutionary.” She does not shy away from that title! She believes when people are given a new way of thinking they have a better attitude towards work and life. Julie Ann seeks to bring a more positive and productive environment into every business she visits. She is an author and a professional member of the National Speakers Association.

Julie Ann was a CPA and spent decades involved in the financial services industry.  Now speaking full time, she is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and a member of the World Laughter Tour, Inc. and the Association of Applied and Therapeutic Humor.

She has a diverse educational background which includes a BA in Psychology and an MBA in Accounting. She also has a Certification as an Expert Level Practitioner as a Certified Laughter Leader.

Julie Ann is also an accomplished writer. Her newest book is titled, “A Little Bit of GRATITUDE Goes a Long Way.”

Her ultimate goal is not so much what participants hear in a presentation, but rather what they will use in their lives to uplift their attitude every day.

Her client list includes Fortune 500 companies, universities and schools, businesses, government organizations, non-profits, and healthcare facilities:

  • McDonald’s, Bayer USA, Highmark Health Services
  • University of Pittsburgh, University of Akron, Bethany College in WV, and local school districts
  • McKamish, Inc., Grossman Yanak & Ford
  • City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Department of Intellectual Disability
  • AARP, YMCA, and Carnegie Library
  • Friendship Village Senior Living, Concordia Haven, St. Thomas More Senior Center

Hire Julie Ann Sullivan NOW!

She will change the culture of your business and your perspective on life.

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  • Allegheny Intermediate Unit
  • Allegheny Valley School District
  • A. W. Beattie Center
  • Baldwin Whitehall School District
  • Bentworth School District
  • Bethel Park School District
  • Brentwood School District
  • Chatham University
  • Community College of Allegheny County
  • Duquesne University
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Intermediate Unit 1 – Washington County
  • Pennsylvania Technical Institute
  • Propel Charter Schools
  • Shaler School District
  • Southern Connecticut University
  • University of Akron – Wayne
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Washington Area School District
  • Western Area Career and Technology Center


  • Bayer US
  • Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.
  • Grossman, Yanak and Ford LLP
  • Highmark Health Services
  • Love Schuerle & Bauer
  • McDonald’s USA
  • McKamish, Inc.
  • McLanahan
  • Vistage International


  • Allegheny County Department of Intellectual Disability
  • Brentwood, Baldwin, Whitehall Chamber of Commerce
  • City of Pittsburgh
  • Community Action Wayne/Medina


  • ARTS, Inc.
  • Carnegie Library
  • Girl’s Hope
  • Hair Peace Charities
  • Peters Township Library
  • Sewickley Library
  • Temple Beth-El
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of the North Hills
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of the South Hills
  • Volunteers of America
  • Zonta International

Health Care

  • American Health Care Group, Inc.
  • Caring Mission
  • Concordia Haven
  • Epiphany Wellness Center
  • Friendship Village Senior Living
  • Mission Pharmacy
  • Partners in Personal Service
  • St. Barnabas
  • St. Thomas More
  • The Pines


  • AARP
  • Allegheny Business Network
  • American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management
  • Association of Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH)
  • Association of Governmental Contact Center Professionals
  • Association of YMCA Professionals
  • Bethel Park Women’s Club
  • Community Bridge-Building Network
  • Executive Women International
  • Executive Women’s Council
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Human Resource Association of the Alleghenies
  • International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)
  • Meeting Planners International
  • Mental Health Association
  • National Speakers Association, Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA)
  • Pittsburgh Professional Women
  • Rotary International
  • Society of Healthcare Human Resources Professionals of Pennsylvania
  • Westmoreland Human Resouces Association
  • Women’s Business Network
  • Womens Energy Network
  • World Laughter Tour

Events and Conferences

  • Allegheny County Schools Health Insurance Consortium
  • Bethany College, WV Symposium
  • Human Resource Associaiton of the Alleghenies
  • Inspired Women’s Conference
  • Keystone Health Promotion Conference
  • Leadership Academy for Women
  • Pennsylvania Career and Technical Education Conference
  • Sunnybridge Natural Foods
  • Westmoreland Human Resources Association
  • Wise Women Conference (2012& 2013)
  • Women’s Independent Press


  • BA – Psychology: California State University at Northridge
  • MBA – Accounting: National University, San Diego, CA
  • Certified Toastmaster
  • Certified Laughter Leader (re-certified 2012)
  • National Speakers Association – Professional Member


  • Facilitator for Enhanced Learning at Learning Never Ends
  • 30+ years in Accounting profession – included tax prep, financial and technology services
  • Teacher
    • Community College of Allegheny County
    • Robert Morris University
    • Washington and Jefferson College
    • Created and taught an approved CPE class for Accountants in PA, OH, NJ

VOLUNTEER WORK (Past and Present)

  • AATH Co Chair and Committee Member
  • ARTS, Inc. – Board Member
  • Camarillo State Hospital – supported staff in their work with autistic children
  • Caring Committee Chair – South Hills Unitarian Universalist Church
  • Changing Seasons, A Center for Conscious Living – Board Member
  • Family Hospice
  • Girl’s Hope – Home for Girls
  • NSA Pittsburgh Board Member
  • Peters Township School Board
  •  Peters Township School District Long Range Vision Plan Coordinator
  • Peters Township Youth Commission
  • PTA
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of the South Hills – Caring Committee
  • VISTO – Volunteers in Service to Offenders
  • Western Area Career and Technology Board
  • Whales Tale – Pittsburgh
  • Zonta International – Pittsburgh North

PUBLICITY (Articles and Radio)

  • Biz Chicks
  • KDKA Radio
  • Community Health Magazine
  • Allegheny County Schools Health Insurance Consortium
  • Love and Lipstick Radio, Ottawa Canada
  • In Community Magazine
  • Mt. Lebanon Magazine
  • North Hills Monthly Magazine
  • Observer Reporter
  • Peter’s Township Community Television
  • Pittsburgh Human Resources Association
  • Sewickley Herald
  • Womego.com
  • Women’s Independent Press
  • WTAE – Michelle Wright’s Blog




  • Association of Applied and Therapeutic Humor
  • Bizchicks
  • Center for Conscious Living – Board Member
  • Chamber of Commerce – Brentwood, Baldwin, Whitehall
  • Community Bridge-Building Network
  • Dress for Success
  • Education Consultant Network
  • National Speakers Association
  • NSA Pittsburgh Board Secretary
  • Pittsburgh Dance Council Advisory Board
  • Pittsburgh Professional Women
  • PowerLunch
  • Power of Southpointe
  • Peters Township School  District – Coordinator, Long-range Vision Plan
  • Peters Township School District – Board Member
  • Peters Township Youth Commission
  • PTA
  • Unitarian Universalist Church – Caring Committee Chair
  • Western Area Career and Technology – Board Member
  • Whales Tale
  • World Laughter Tour, Inc.
  • WYEP Public Radio
  • Zonta International – Pittsburgh North