was born in Oklahoma and grew up in southeast Kansas. He earned a B.S. and M.S in Mathematics from Pittsburg State University in 2003 and 2004, respectively. He also earned a M.S. and Ph.D. in Statistics from Iowa State University in 2007 and 2010, respectively. At Pittsburg State University, Adam served as a Teaching Assistant, and at Iowa State University, he served as both a Teaching Assistant and a Statistical Consultant. Adam has also served as a Student Guest Scholar and a Student Intern in the Statistical Sciences Group at the Los Alamos National Laboratory during the summers of 2008 and 2009, respectively. Adam has been a Mathematical Statistician with NIST's Statistical Engineering Division since October 12, 2010. He is a member of the American Statistical Association and a senior member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ).