With over two decades of management consulting experience—including seven years at McKinsey & Company—he has worked with startups, as well as mid-market and global champions to drive profitable growth including:

  • guiding the strategy of a fast-growing cannabis company as they pivoted from the medical to the recreational market, including working with the board and executives on the mission, vision and values; identifying characteristics of high potential customers and training the management team on business acumen
  • creating a detailed roadmap and business case for the relocation of a finishing plant for a metal recycling company, generating savings of $17M per year over the current facility
  • developing the business case and supporting the establishment of a new food manufacturing facility with an expected IRR exceeding 50%
  • designing an organizational model to support a fast-growing financial services company with multiples lines of business, that enabled talent to have attractive career paths while still building expertise in various segments

His management consulting expertise has been enhanced by the two years he spent working for a leading executive search firm. This experience enables Adam to evaluate and identify leadership qualities, team effectiveness, and the human dynamics required to effectively execute strategy.

Of interest...

  • Adam is a board  member and past Chair of Unity Charity’s board of directors, which uses Hip Hop to help build resilience in at-risk youth (2016-present)
  • He’s also a ride leader with The Dark Horse Flyers cycling club (2017-present)
  • Adam used to teach jive dance, and now chairs a non-profit that uses hip hop dance to mentor youth. Read his Faces of Farber profile to learn more



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Education & qualifications

  • Institute of Corporate Directors – NFP Governance Essentials Program (2016)
  • Master of Arts in Economics, University of Toronto (1998)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics & Psychology, Queen's University (1996)