Adam Mead is a longstanding student of business and capital allocation. Growing up in a family of small business owners, Mead began his entrepreneurial career during college with two small non-financial businesses. He then started investing in public securities markets in 2004. He also has more than 10 years of experience in banking, which gave him firsthand view of the impact of the Great Recession and the long credit expansion. In addition to managing assets for his clients, Mead is involved with numerous local non-profit organizations.