Adam is an award-winning change agent and organizational leader who has served as an executive and legal advisor to Indiana’s last three governors. Currently, he is Vice President and General Counsel for MS Companies, an Indianapolis-based technology firm. In his role, he focuses on digital communication software development and general public sector consulting. Previously, Adam was appointed by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb to serve as Commissioner of Indiana’s Department of Revenue, a position he held for three years, where he oversaw a multi-year implementation of IDOR’s new system of record, and led the transformation of IDOR’s culture to become the first state government agency to appear on the Indianapolis Star’s annual Top Workplaces list for both 2019 and 2020. Prior to his appointment as IDOR’s Commissioner, he served as the architect of a complete re-write of Indiana’s motor vehicle laws in a once in a generation legislative overhaul during then-Governor Mike Pence’s administration.
Adam is a two-time recipient of Indiana’s prestigious Sagamore of the Wabash award for his transformational work in state government. Prior to his tenure in state government, Adam was a corporate litigator in New York, NY and Atlanta, GA. In 2018, Adam was named a Forty Under 40 designee by the Indianapolis Business Journal. His community involvement features board roles with the Boys & Girls Club of Boone County and Project 44, and he volunteers as a wish granter for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Indiana. He received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University and his law degree from Indiana University’s McKinney School of Law.