Lamont Sullivan, MAAVP, Advancement & Alumni Engagement
Unit: Advancement and University Engagement
Location: Tigerville, SC
"Anything under God's control is never out of control." –Charles Swindoll
Teaching & Education
- BA, Interdisciplinary Studies
- MA, Christian Ministry
For eighteen years, Lamont built a successful career at Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Upstate. Lamont worked his way through the organization, eventually becoming president/chief executive officer from 2015 to 2019. In June of 2019, Lamont was hired at NGU as the director of alumni engagement.
A bi-vocational minister, Lamont was called to serve as the first Youth Pastor in the 100-plus history of Flat Rock Baptist Church in Moonville, SC, under NGU alumni Pastor Christopher Scott’s leadership from 2010– 2012. In 2013, Lamont and his family were called to serve Bethlehem Baptist Church in Simpsonville, SC, as the Youth Ministry Director under Pastor Dr. Phillip Baldwin’s leadership from 2013–2016.
The youngest of six children, Lamont Sullivan, was born and raised in a single-parent home in the Section 8 Housing projects of City Heights Apartments in Greenville, SC. Lamont is a Hall of Fame athlete and 1994 graduate of Travelers Rest High School and a first-generation three-graduate of NGU.
He earned an associate’s, a bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies, and a master’s in Christian ministry. The diverse NGU ministry opportunities, collegiate athletic experiences, and cherished friendships prepared Lamont to leave Tigerville and serve the community well.
For twenty-one years, Lamont has been married to the former Shonette (Jamison), and they have four children, Destiny, Micah, Leighton, and Asher. Lamont and his family are members of Kingdom Life Christian Church in Simpsonville, SC.