Principal and Director
Direct: (949) 322-5508
Fax: (714) 908-5101
Adam has been a member of the Board of Directors and advisor to Fidelity Bancorp Funding Inc (FBF) since March 2020.
Adam has been a Principal of Cooper and Company since 2001. A private investment company that acquires and actively develops assets on a long-term ownership basis, Cooper and Company has offices in Newport Beach, CA, Dallas, TX and Auckland, New Zealand.
Adam heads the evaluation, structuring and ongoing management of the firm’s private and public equity investments, and has led investment and M&A transactions over the past 15 years, and served as a Board member on the firm’s portfolio companies.
From 2014 to 2019, Adam was a director and advisor to Irvine, CA-based, Center Street Lending – one of the nation’s largest specialty real estate lenders.
Prior to joining Cooper and Company, Adam practiced as a corporate attorney in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis, acting for private equity funds and companies in leveraged buyout transactions.
Prior to moving to the United States, Adam practiced law in New Zealand at Russell McVeagh, a leading New Zealand based law firm acting for clients in domestic and international corporate transactions.
He holds PhD, LLB and BA degrees from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst and member of the CFA Institute. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and volunteers with Defy Ventures, which provides mentoring and skills training to inmates.