chief development officer
As chief development officer, Adam is responsible for providing strategic direction, management, and coordination of nationwide fundraising and outreach efforts for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). In this capacity, he focuses on developing and implementing plans aimed at raising funds from individuals, corporations and foundations as well as events. He collaborates with other executive team members and leads a staff that works to cultivate new donors and raise funds to support essential WWP programs.
Prior to his current role, Adam was the director of resource development with accountability for WWP fundraising, grants, giving outreach, major events, annual capital campaigns, corporate partnerships, and regional development. He also previously served as director of people, where he had oversight for the organization's cultural training and preservation program. Additionally, Adam played a central role in establishing the WWP mission, vision, and values.
Before joining WWP, Adam worked as an institutional stockbroker and logged a decade of experience in the music business with Buffet Crampon USA, a manufacturer and distributor of wind instruments. At Buffet Crampon USA, he held various positions of increasing responsibility in the company, including director of sales for its North American business.
Adam earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1993 from the US Military Academy at West Point. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a field artillery officer. He held various leadership positions with the 1st Infantry Division as well as with the California Army National Guard.
Adam lives in Jacksonville, Florida with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children. He is an active member of the community and a recognized lacrosse coach at the high school, elite club, and collegiate levels. In 2011 Adam was elected to the US Lacrosse national board of directors, where he serves on the sport development committee, the men’s game sub-committee, and the diversity/inclusion task force.