Meet Tom Sullivan

Board Member

A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Tom Sullivan earned his Doctor of Law from Catholic University of America in 1967. After service in the U.S. Army, he led a distinguished career in the environmental law field. In 1973, he founded Government Institutes and served as President and Chairman of the Board until his retirement in 1998.

Since his retirement, Mr. Sullivan has devoted his time to Catholic charitable and educational works as Chairman of the Tom and Glory Sullivan Foundation. In addition to his enduring support of World Villages for Children, he is a member of Legatus and the Papal Foundation, and is co-founder of the Amazon Children’s Fund. He is dedicated to bringing both experience and passion to his position as Board Member of World Villages for Children.

Mr. Sullivan enjoys spending time with his wife of over 50 years, Glory Sullivan, and their three children and seven grandchildren.

Learn more about the children

The children at our schools come from the poorest of the poor. Each child has their own stories of what their life was before coming to our schools and how their lives are being transformed by the Sisters of Mary programs.  Read the moving stories of our children in their own words. 

Meet Our Graduates

There are 160,000+  graduates from the Sisters of Mary Schools. Many of our graduates went on to live prosperous lives, helping their families and local communities. Read the inspiring stories of our graduates in their own words. 

Life At Our Villages

Learn more about how we help children break free from a life of poverty.