Meet Adam

Adam Hollingsworth is a driven and inspiring leader and communicator. He is passionate about the health of the organizations he is a part of and is an expert in the development of processes to achieve big goals.

Drawing on his 25 years of management experience, many of those at the senior executive level, Adam helps churches and other faith-based organizations implement the culture, strategy and structure necessary for sustainable, long-term success. Most importantly, he is a committed follower of Jesus Christ and believes his call is to merge his secular management experience with the needs of the local church.

Adam's senior management experience includes serving as:

  • Board of Trustees Member for the University of North Florida
  • Chief of Staff to Florida Governor Rick Scott
  • Chief of Staff to Jacksonville (FL) Mayor John Peyton
  • VP of Communications and Public Affairs for a Fortune 500 company
  • CEO of a mid-sized real estate and telecommunications company

Adam is a master communicator and received his BA in Communications from the University of Alabama, and excels in speech writing, speech coaching and speech delivery. He has given hundreds of speeches over the course of his career and spoken to a wide variety of audiences from churches to community groups to civic clubs, legislative bodies and senior government and business leaders. His gifts as a communicator make Adam easy to understand, fun to listen to and inspiring to follow.

In December 2016, Governor Rick Scott appointed Adam to serve through January 2021 on the University of North Florida's Board of Trustees. As a Trustee, he helps guide the university by way of policies and processes while championing the high standard of education consistent with UNF’s overall mission.

Adam is married to the former Amy Carrier of Coral Gables, Florida. They live in Tallahassee, Florida and have two children, Hugh Michael and Haley. Adam is a member of City Church Tallahassee where Adam and Amy co-lead a small group.

He is also a member of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee.


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