Adam is a business and non-profit leader with almost two decades in commercial real estate, investment management, and energy program experience. He has served on the board of the USGBC National Capital Region and as an advisor to multiple technology startups. A Richmond native, Adam earned his Bachelors degree at Pitzer College in Claremont, California and his MBA at American University in Washington, D.C..
Ian is a Brand and Strategy Consultant with an academic background in design-thinking. He keeps our programs, website, and social pages running smoothly. Outside of his role with the Innovation Center, he serves as a Board of Associates member at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, as a Designer on the Board of Market Ashland Partnership, and as a representative of the Young Professionals Board at R-MC. Ian has been involved in a number of startups, mostly in the sustainability space. He earned his Bachelor’s degree at Randolph-Macon College and his Masters at VCU’s da Vinci School for Innovation.
Board of Directors
Carrie Roth (President)
President and CEO
VA Bio+Tech Park and Activation Capital
J. Dontrese Brown
EDGE Center for Career Development, Randolph-Macon College
Town of Ashland
Mike Gladstone, Attorney
McCandlish Holton, P.C.
Innovation Technology & Startup Consultant
Dominion Energy, Inc.
E. Linwood Thomas IV
Director of Economic Development
Hanover County, VA