Adam joined the Academy in 2015 as a Research Associate having previously interned in the summer of 2013. He has served on numerous Academy projects, including work for the National Science Foundation, Farm Service Agency, U.S. Secret Service, Federal Aviation Administration, and National Nuclear Security Administration. His areas of emphasis have been governance and management reform, organizational change, human capital, project and acquisition management, customer service best practices, and strategic planning. Adam graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) with a B.A. in Political Science and Homeland Security/Emergency Management.