He has led successful capital campaigns, doubled operating budgets, successfully guided organizations through transformational change, and led visionary innovations in service delivery. He is our resident expert in strategic planning, innovation and marketing planning.
Adam began his non-profit career as Executive Director at InterAct, a family services agency in the Triangle. He also served in lead roles at the NC Department of Justice, the University of North Carolina’s Center for International Understanding, Advance Community Health and at United Healthcare.
He is committed to mission-driven work, giving voice to the underserved, building collaborative teams, and honing compelling and empowering messages.
Under his leadership InterAct expanded support from a few hundred donors to over 22,000, and received multiple awards for excellence and growth.
Among his proudest fundraising accomplishments have been completing multiple capital campaigns raising upwards of $10 million, securing major grants from national foundations and federal sources.
Adam is an accomplished speaker, having facilitated dozens of board and staff trainings and delivering hundreds of speaking engagements and media appearances.
Adam received his JD from Campbell University. Prior to law school, Adam was a journalist in New York City. Today, he lives in Wake County with his wife Melissa and two boys with whom he enjoys soccer, camping, canoeing, theater and going to the beach.