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Kevin K. Sullivan (Born 1964)[1] is an American diplomat and the United States Ambassador to Nicaragua.[2][3]

Kevin K. Sullivan
Kevin K. Sullivan official photo.jpg
United States Ambassador to Nicaragua
Assumed office
November 14, 2018
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byLaura Farnsworth Dogu
Personal details
Born1963 (age 55–56)
Cleveland, Ohio
Spouse(s)Mariangeles Quinto
Alma materGeorgetown University (B.A.) Princeton University



Mr. Sullivan is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service. He has been working for the State Department for over thirty years.[5] He has served at multiple capacities including being the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Malawi,[6] Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Argentina,[2] Interim Permanent Representative for the US Mission to the Organization of American States and has worked in U.S. embassies in Chile, Gambia and Ethiopia.[7]

United States Ambassador to NicaraguaEdit

On July 11, 2018, President Trump nominated Sullivan to be the next United States Ambassador to Nicaragua.[6] On October 11, 2018, the Senate confirmed his nomination by voice vote.[8] He presented his credentials to the President of Nicaragua on November 14, 2018.

Personal lifeEdit

Sullivan is married to Mariangeles Quinto and has a daughter.[2] In addition to English, he also speaks a fluent Spanish and basic French.[7]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Kevin K. Sullivan (1964–)". State Department. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Ambassador Kevin K. Sullivan". State Department. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  3. ^ Digital, Edición (2018-10-12). "Senado de Estados Unidos confirma a Kevin K. Sullivan como nuevo embajador en Nicaragua". La Prensa (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-08-16.
  4. ^ "Kevin Sullivan". Linkedin. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  5. ^ "Statement by Kevin K. Sullivan Nominee" (PDF). United States Congress. August 22, 2018. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  6. ^ a b "President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts". The White House. July 11, 2018. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Kevin K. Sullivan". State Department. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  8. ^ "PN2267 — Kevin K. Sullivan — Department of State". United States Congress. October 11, 2018. Retrieved August 14, 2019.