As the Director of Business Development at Chrysalis, Adam has the rewarding opportunity to help low income and unhoused community members find meaningful employment. Adam works closely with Los Angeles and Orange County based businesses, non-profits, and government organizations, helping them to fulfill their hiring needs. Adam created and implemented the Direct Hire Program at Chrysalis, which has helped over 1,000 community members with barriers to employment find meaningful work through an employer network of over 250 partners.
Adam is part of Mayor Garcetti’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Employment Equity, which created Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Ordinance, also known as Ban the Box. He is also on the Win-LA advisory council, helping to create a platform to facilitate transportation industry careers for community members with barriers to employment.
Adam has a B.A from the University of Vermont in Political Science and a Master of Public Service Management from DePaul University. Adam lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Alison, and daughter, Aster. Adam is an avid golfer, foodie, alternative transportation geek, hiker, and general outdoor enthusiast. If you see him on the trails, please say hello!