Adam has had a long career in Finance. He traded commodities for over two decades on several different New York exchanges and is an active Angel Investor and advisor to several start-up companies. He is also the former owner of two Manhattan restaurants: Aldea, which had a Michelin star; and Lupulo, its sister restaurant.
Adam was a trustee on the Roslyn School Board from 2009-2018. He also serves as a Board Member of the Hagedorn Little Village School, which provides educational and therapeutic services for children with developmental disabilities.
Adam was appointed to the Nassau Interim Finance Authority (NIFA) on July 22, 2015 by Governor Andrew Cuomo at the recommendation of NYS Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. He stepped down in April 2016 to focus on a run for NY State Senate.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree of Science with a concentration in Finance from SUNY Albany and a Master’s Degree in Political Science from Long Island University – Post.