For over 20 years, Adam Smith has held management and senior executive positions for some of North America’s biggest brands in the financial, political and non-profit sectors. As CEO of Rise Up Strategies, Adam’s primary professional goal is to help organizations overcome their most complex challenges.
Rise Up Strategies passion for helping people and organizations reach their potential is evident in everything it does. With a deep commitment to excellence, Rise Up has worked with a variety of organizations including financial services, private equity, universities and colleges, think tanks, major national non-profits and associations.
Adam is an expert at navigating and influencing public policy at both the federal and provincial levels. He combines his expertise in government relations with a deep understanding of digital marketing, technology and data management to build consensus and drive transformative change for clients.
Adam holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa. In 2012, he completed a Masters Certificate in Project Management through the Sprott School of Business, and he holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation from the Project Management Institute.
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