In his role as AmpliFund Founder and President, Adam works closely with industry and government officials to facilitate the development of improved regulatory guidelines for managing grant funding, speaking frequently on the topic to audiences around the country. He also develops and manages key industry partners. As a result of his work, he was honored with the NGMA Impact Award/Private Sector for exceptional contributions to advancing the field of grant management. Adam also sits on the Board of Directors for the Data Coalition and Data Foundation, two organizations driving government change through standardized open data policies.
Before founding AmpliFund, Adam was Chief Operating Officer (COO) for West Side Ecumenical Ministry (WSEM). As COO, Adam supervised all of WSEM’s programs and was responsible for system development and integration, quality control, resource development, new program initiatives, and community collaborations. Adam also served as interim CEO during a leadership change in 2004.
Adam earned a Master’s of social work and Master’s of nonprofit organizations from Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and the Weatherhead School of Management, respectively. He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in psychology from The College of Wooster. Adam serves on the boards of The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio and Cleveland Reads.