With over 20 years of leadership, management, sales, business development, and operations experience, Adam founded the company that became Reliant Funding in late 2008. Just prior to that, he served as a founder and President of National Lending Associates, Inc., serving the financing needs of students and universities via loan and payment plan program administration. Adam sits on the Board of Directors for National Lending Associates, Inc., High Desert Medical College, and is the trustee for charitable organization The deRose Family Trust.
- Dave Matthews Band: University of Maryland, Columbia Business School Executive Education
- Off-hours: His kids, the beach, the gym, and auto racing (he loves the focus it requires)
- Favorite local small businesses: Dolce Pan e Vino (local restaurant that is warm & friendly with amazing food and a success story) and Gepettos (toy store that sells family and learning-oriented games)
- Music preferences: Dave Matthews Band