Steve Sullivan, 26 years as a Navy civilian, holds a masters in engineering and an MBA. Experience ranges from Division Director of Materials Characterization and Ballistic Engineering at NSWC Indian Head, to Deputy CFO of PEO Carriers. Mr. Sullivan has served multiple tours at the Pentagon as a program officer and has been the Navy Small Business Technology Transfer Program Manager for the last 11 years. Mr. Sullivan also manages the Navy’s SBIR/STTR Transition Program (STP) designed to increase the Navy’s SBIR/STTR transition rate. STP has historically shown to increase participant Phase III results by 40%. Recently he served a 1 year detail as Administrator of the DoD SBIR Program.