Adam J. Smith

Project Manager, Father, and Public Speaker in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Adam J. Smith

Project Manager, Father, and Public Speaker in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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For 15 years Adam has held executive positions for some of Canada’s biggest brands in the financial, political and charitable sectors. In January 2017, he launched Rise Up Strategies, a new consulting practice in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Adam’s passion for helping people and organizations reach their potential through a deep commitment to excellence is visible in all he does – In his career and how he spends his time.

Prior to Rise Up Strategies, Adam was Vice-President, Marketing and Communications for United Way Centraide Ottawa. He oversaw a significant transformation of the organization’s brand, marketing and digital engagement capabilities, all with strong results.

Since January 2017, he has collected a healthy number of clients across a variety of sectors. He loves what he does professionally and enjoys collaborating with others in spaces of mutual interest.

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 achieved his professional project management designation (PMP).

His primary professional goal is to build high-performing teams that help organization's overcome their most complex challenges. If you share a similar passion, he would love to hear from you.