Adam has spent his entire career building donor passion for causes. For over a decade, he has created donor-centered and sustainable fundraising programs for a variety of nonprofit organizations.
Before joining the Loring, Sternberg and Associates team, Adam served as Regional Collaboration Manager for the YMCA of the USA, working closely with 300 local Ys to support their board development, annual and capital fundraising efforts; Director of the Hanover College President’s Club; Director of Annual Giving for the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis providing leadership to the annual campaign for 13 branches that raised more than $2 million each year; and Director of Development for Timmy Global Health. In addition to annual support efforts, Adam has been a key leader on staff teams raising $80 million in capital contributions.
He is a Faculty Trainer for the YMCA Annual Campaign and Introduction to Fundraising courses; a frequent contributor to Bloomerang, the North American YMCA Development Organization (NAYDO), WeDidIt, and CauseVox blogs; and conference and workshop presenter with the Association of Fundraising Professionals, NAYDO, the Association of Donor Relations Professionals, Indiana CPA Society, Hanover College Business Scholars Program, and Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network.
As a volunteer, Adam serves as Vice-Chair on the Board of Directors for Second Helpings, member of the Board at The Julian Center, former VP of Finance for Indiana Chapter of Association for Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Stewardship Committee for Second Presbyterian Church, a former board member for Indiana YMCA Youth and Government and Hanover College Business Scholars Program Leadership Council. Adam is also a proud member of the Stanley K. Lacy (SKL) Executive Leadership Series, Class XLV. Adam has also received several honors and awards including both Marita R. Scherer Esprit de Corps and President’s Awards from AFP Indiana, Distinguished Young Alumni Award from Hanover College, and the Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser award from AFP Indiana.