September 12, 2023 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a national nonprofit based in Indianapolis that equips PreK-12 students for a STEM-driven world with teacher-empowered curriculum in computer science, engineering, and biomedical science, announced today that Samuel Adams will join the organization as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer. Adams will lead financial, budget, and investment strategies for PLTW.
“Sam is a highly accomplished leader with deep experience in financial strategy, operations, and investments. We are excited that he is joining us at this important and historic time in our service to millions of students and nearly 100,000 educators across the U.S.”Tweet this
“Sam is a highly accomplished leader with deep experience in financial strategy, operations, and investments. We are excited that he is joining us at this important and historic time in our service to millions of students and nearly 100,000 educators across the U.S.,” said Dr. David Dimmett, PLTW President and CEO.
A resident of Central Indiana, Adams has spent his career in finance in a variety of industries, most recently in higher education at Indiana University (IU) for the past 10 years. While at IU, he served in a number of roles, including most recently the Associate Vice President for Budget, Finance, and Strategic Planning. Prior to that, he served as Interim Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Associate Chief Financial Officer, Associate Director for Financial Analysis and Planning, and Assistant Director for Auxiliary Accounting.
“I’m excited and grateful for the opportunity to join an innovative and dedicated organization that’s committed to supporting educators and preparing students for success in the classroom and in life. I’m looking forward to collaborating with the amazing PLTW team to advance the mission and continue providing impactful learning experiences to millions of students,” said Adams.
Adams holds a degree in Accounting from IU – Kelley School of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant. He will assume the role of EVP and Chief Financial Officer effective Monday, September 18, 2023.
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) equips PreK-12 students for a STEM-driven world with teacher-empowered curriculum in computer science, engineering, biomedical science, and more. For over 25 years, PLTW’s curriculum coupled with its best-in-class professional development has supported teachers in creating an environment to make every student STEM successful. As a national nonprofit organization, PLTW is proud to reach 2.5 million students in elementary, middle, and high schools in all 50 states. With over 100,000 trained teachers nationwide, PLTW brings relevant, hands-on learning to classrooms across the country. For more information on PLTW, visit pltw.org.
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