Adam Stern

Senior Director & General Manager

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Adam graduated with a BA from the University of Texas at Austin in 1994.

From 1994 to 1996 Adam was a Financial Analyst on Wall Street, working for Credit Suisse First Boston in the investment banking division.

From 1996-2000 Adam was the Vice President of Corporate Development at CRS, Inc., a human resource outsourcing firm specializing in employee relocation for large corporate clients. CRS, Inc. was later sold to SIRVA Inc.

From 2000- 2002 Adam was enrolled at the Harvard Business School where he graduated with an MBA.

Adam has been with Advance Partners since the summer of 2002. He started at Advance as the Chief Operating Officer and has served as President since 2010. During Adam’s tenure, Advance has grown from approximately 15 employees and 50 staffing firm clients to more than 120 employees and more than 350 clients. Adam has overall P&L responsibility for the business and works closely with CEO and Founder Joel Adelman to set the strategic direction and vision of the company.

Adam is active in many staffing and specialty finance industry organizations including the Commercial Finance Association (CFA), International Factoring Association (IFA), Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), American Staffing Association (ASA), and TempNet.

Adam has served as an advisor for Venture for America and as a past board member of The Gathering Place, a non-profit organization which supports, educates, and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge.

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