Steve Sulligan is the President and owner of Blue Ridge Tours since its beginning in 1988. A 1980 graduate of USC, he spent 25 years in law enforcement in South Carolina as a police officer and a State Trooper. Steve has also been a motorcoach driver for over 2 decades, bringing to the tour business a unique background of safety, training and knowledge as a driver and law enforcement officer. In fact, to this day, Steve drives and personally handles many group tours, whether it is school or adult group.
Steve also serves on the Bus Industry Safety Council Committee which reports to the Board of Directors of the American Bus Association on related bus and tour safety issues.
In February of 2007, Steve proudly received the National Leadership Award from the National Republican Congressional Committee Business Advising Council chaired by Congressman Tom Cole of New York for his efforts and success as a small business owner.
Steve has been nominated to the Safe Driver Hall of Fame. He has logged over 1.5 million miles in his 25-year driving career without a reportable accident, an accomplishment due to his keen awareness and priority to safety.