Chris Sullivan was recently appointed vice president of sales for the construction division of the Fenix Group, one of the industry’s problem solvers for specialty performance coatings and decorative concrete admixtures that represents the brands of TK Products, SureCrete and Concrete Coatings. Sullivan’s responsibilities include managing all sales activities for the construction division.
Prior to this appointment, he was the vice president of sales at ChemSystems Inc.; national sales manager for QC Construction Products, a division of Bomanite Corp.; and a technical sales representative for Bayer Corp. in its polyurethane and inorganic pigments divisions.
Sullivan has been considered an expert in the decorative concrete industry since 2005, specializing in troubleshooting and problem solving, with a focus on sealers and color-related issues.
He has been a presenter at the World of Concrete trade show since 2004 and the Concrete Decor Show since 2009, as well as at dozens of other trade shows, symposiums and technical seminars worldwide. He has written extensively on different aspects of architectural concrete for various magazines including Concrete Decor, Concrete Expressions, Durability and Design, Concrete Homes and Concrete Products.
Sullivan has written the “Concrete Questions” column for Concrete Decor for the past several years and also created an online technical forum for Concrete Network. He has authored more than 200 articles about decorative concrete, with a focus on explaining and solving common installation issues. He has also published four books dealing with decorative concrete trends.
In 2015, he was the 19th member inducted into the Decorative Concrete Hall of Fame. In 2019, he was appointed the decorative concrete specialist for the American Society of Concrete Contractors and was certified as an American Concrete Institute examiner for decorative concrete flatwork finisher and associate certification. He is the technical consultant for Bomanite International Ltd.
Sullivan received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a business and math minor from the University of Pittsburgh in 1992. He currently lives in Denver, Colorado, with his wife, Vicki, and children, Connor, 23; Brady, 19; and Amelia, 17.