Brian Sullivan

Contact Information

Montana Manufacturing Extension Center
Thornton Building, 5th Floor
65 East Broadway Street
Butte, MT 50701

Phone: (406) 490-2744
 [email protected]


Brian Sullivan has more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering, construction and management, with much of it focused within the silicon, power and nuclear industries.  Prior to MMEC, he served in numerous key positions at REC Silicon in Butte, including Plant Engineering Department Manager. He offers broad expertise in project management, plant construction and start up, Process Safety Management (PSM), Document Control, and lean manufacturing.

A Butte native, Brian earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering Science from Montana Tech.  He was also in the first class to complete a Master’s in Project Engineering and Management jointly from Montana Tech and Montana State University. Active in numerous local health, education, and economic development organizations, Brian is committed to helping reinvigorate Butte as a major industrial powerhouse.


  • Process safety management
  • Plant design and startup
  • Project management
  • Project engineering
  • Equipment selection
  • Document and records management
  • Root cause analysis


  • B.S. Engineering Science, Montana Tech
  • M.S. Engineering Science, Montana Tech
  • Masters in Project Engineering and Management, Montana Tech and Montana State University

Professional Credentials

  • Certified Engineer-In-Training, State of Montana
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification 
  • Effective Problem Solving, LLC-Advanced Facilitator
  • Louisiana State University (LSU) fundamentals of Supervision