Mark Adams joined IFES from Population Services International (PSI), where he was Director of Institutional Fundraising. He was integral to PSI’s strategic planning and fundraising, leading a team that consistently achieved over $400 million in yearly business revenues. Prior to his work at PSI, Adams served in several marketing and communications leadership roles with leading advertising agencies RTC (now known as Wunderman) and Blattner Brunner (now known as Brunner), as well as with premier global financial services firms such as T. Rowe Price and Merrill Lynch.
Adams serves on the Board of Trees.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the livelihoods of impoverished farmers by revitalizing degraded lands. He holds a B.A. in political science from Bucknell University and an M.B.A. from Virginia Tech.