As an English teacher in Evergreen Public Schools for over a decade, Adam comes from an interracial family of public servants, entrepreneurs, veterans, and ranchers. He moved to Vancouver as a student 15 years ago and made this city his home after graduating from Washington State University: Vancouver.
Adam is an entrepreneur and co-owner of the Potted Elephant, a plant retail business that locally grows rare and specialty plants that thrives in the Pacific Northwest. His success as a business owner reflects the growing market trend of residents seeking products and services that are locally sourced and trusted.
He is committed to making sure that as one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, Vancouver will grow in sustainably, diversity and equity while building wealth and prosperity for all Vancouver residents.