Adam grew up in Pawling and graduated from Trinity-Pawling in 1991. At T-P Adam earned varsity letters in bicycling, cross-country and track. Adam returned home to T-P wanting to give back to today’s boys much of the direction and confidence he gained at T-P.
After graduating from T-P, Adam earned an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from SUNY Canton where he also met his future wife Jennifer from Cazenovia, N.Y. He then transferred to Rochester Institute of Technology while Jennifer pursued her career as a veterinary assistant. While at RIT, Adam earned an Army ROTC Scholarship, participated with the swim team and completed his degree in Civil Engineering while simultaneously learning to be an Army officer in the Army ROTC program. Adam and Jen married in May 1996 during Adam’s senior year. Adam went on active military duty in January 1997.
In the Army Adam served for four years with a focus on logistics and the maintenance of the armored combat fleet in Schweinfurt, Germany. Adam and Jen enjoyed traveling central Europe, but particularly enjoyed visiting the Alps any time they could. Their last two years in the Army were in Fort Knox, Kentucky where Adam served as the company commander of a training company and helped manage the training fleet of vehicles as well.
Adam’s interests include biking, skiing, running, hiking and swimming. He also enjoys theology, wood working, and restoring antique tools. Adam, Jennifer and their daughter Ahna live in Johnson I.