Mel Sullivan, Ed.D.

Chief People Officer
Executive, New Partner Development

  • Joined MMIC in 2016
  • Appointed as Chief People Officer in 2017
  • More than 25 years of executive clinical leadership
  • Avid runner, hiker, golfer and biker

Mel Sullivan came to Constellation from Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO) in October 2016, where she had served as the Chief Operating Officer. She directed the merger of TCO and St. Croix Orthopaedics, which created one of the largest independent private practices in the country.

As Constellation’s first Chief People Officer, Mel is committed to supporting our people and focuses on advancing our talent strategies, building engagement and developing and supporting multiple teams. In her role as Executive, New Partner Development, Mel is responsible for assessing the industry and market space, proposing and locating partners and collaborators and developing an external advisory council.

Mel is an active participant in a host of community and professional enterprises, including the Stillwater Sunrise Rotary Club, Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota, Graduate mentor at the University of St. Thomas, Secretary for Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater, MN, Past President of United Way Washington County East, and several other leadership roles in not-for-profit organizations.

Mel has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Doane College, an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a Doctorate in Organization Development from the University of St. Thomas.