Sean Burnett

Vice President of Marketing, Sales & Training Covia Health
(Rice MBA '06)

With nearly 20 years of experience in brand management, operational innovation and strategic planning, Sean Burnett serves as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Covia Health, an innovative provider of mobile preventative healthcare services for women. 

Over the course of his career, Sean has managed teams, launched new operational systems, designed communication initiatives and otherwise impacted global brands & exceptional teams such as OSI Restaurant Partners, Inc. (Outback Steakhouse), Yum! Brands (KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut), IKEA, Igloo Products Corp., Rice University, SYSCO Foods, BrandExtract and Freed Advertising among others. 

Sean actively supports community involvement initiatives and generally works to leave a positive legacy for those around him. He sees the value in balancing work with life and purpose. In his personal time, Sean volunteers with the City of Sugar Land, the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, St. Thomas Episcopal School, Cornerstone Christian Academy and First Colony Church of Christ. 

Sean lives in Sugar Land with his amazing wife of more than 17 years, Nancy, as well as being blessed with a beautiful daughter, Hannah.