Adam is a leadership development consultant, coach, facilitator and trainer specializing in relationship management, negotiation, dialogue & effective communication. He has worked internationally with Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, government agencies, academic institutions, communities and individuals. Adam is CEO and founder of Coalescent Leadership, a management consulting firm that helps non-profit organizations improve difficult situations with key stakeholders. Adam is also affiliated with a number of institutions as a consultant and adjunct faculty member. He is also an associate and former board member with the dialogue facilitation and capacity building organization Essential Partners (formerly Public Conversations Project) and currently serves on the leadership council for Convergence Center for Policy Resolution.
Adam holds an MBA from Brandeis University focusing on Social Impact Management and a BA from Goucher College in Peace Studies, Philosophy and Religion. He is a certified mediator through the Harvard Mediation Program as well as Harvard trained in negotiation and dispute resolution, advanced mediation and difficult conversations. He is also a certified Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) practitioner. Adam has practiced mindfulness meditation for 20 years and weaves mindfulness theory and practices into client engagements where appropriate. Originally from Boston, MA, Adam received early training in conflict resolution from his identical twin brother.