Adam is an experienced leader with more than twenty years of experience in higher education. He was the Interim Director of Athletics at Georgetown University and most recently served as the Deputy Director of Athletics for External Relations at George Mason University. He is a specialist in the field of sports ethics and has taught courses in sports ethics, sports law and sports marketing at several universities. He received his law degree and undergraduate business degree from Georgetown University.
Adam is an accomplished basketball referee having officiated high-school basketball for more than twenty-five years and he worked Division 1 college basketball for fourteen years. He is the past-president of Cardinal Basketball Officials Association, the largest of its kind in Virginia. He is the director of the Commonwealth Basketball State Evaluation Camp which assists in the identification of officials to be considered for state tournament assignments.