John Adams serves as the General Manager for Adams, Cameron & Co. John is a native of the Daytona Beach area and attended several local schools including Seabreeze High School, Father Lopez, and St. Brendanﾒs. From there, he went on to Florida State University where he majored in Business Management with an emphasis in Information Systems. Later, he obtained an Executive Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.
After College, John spent six years with Arthur Andersen's Business Consulting organization where he specialized in Business Systems and Business Process Improvement. He began this portion of his career focused on the Central Florida market based in Tampa where he worked with Florida companies such as Catalina Marketing, Enterprise Florida, Orange Lake Country Club (the largest single site timeshare, located near Disney World), Advanced Protection Technologies (based in St. Petersburg), Planet Hollywood, and Florida Power and Light. Later John moved to an international role based in Atlanta where he worked with several clients including Bank One, Spencer Stuart, National Association of Independent Insurers, Aquas Provinciales de Santa Fe (helping to privatize the water industry in Argentina), and Chrysler Corporation.
Most recently, John spent five years as the Chief Operating Officer of CoolSavings, Inc., a marketing company based in Chicago. There he helped CoolSavings to grow from a startup organization with fewer than 30 people to a publicly traded company with over 330 employees. Some of the clients that he worked directly with include financial companies such as American Express, MasterCard International, and Chase Bank; as well as grocery companies such as Safeway, Kroger, Proctor & Gamble, General Mills, and 3M; and large scale retailers such as Target Corporation, Best Buy, etc.
John and his wife, Rene, and their son are all very happy to reside in Ormond Beach.
John is very active within the local community. His volunteer and affiliations include:
City of Ormond Beach:
Development Review Board - appointed by Commissioner Ed Kelley
Historic Landmark Preservation Board - appointed by Mayor Fred Costello
Vice President for Economic Prosperity, Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors, Ormond Rotary
Board of Directors, Florida Hospital Memorial Foundation
Board, State of Florida Unlicensed Practice of Law Graduate,
Ormond Leadership I Graduate,
Leadership Daytona XXV
Halifax Historical Society
Multiple Listing Service Committee, Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors
Realtors Political Action Committee, Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors
Legislative Committee, Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors
Multiple Listing Service Committee, Flagler County Association of Realtors
Realtors Political Action Committee, Flagler County Association of Realtors
Legislative Committee, Flagler County Association of Realtors Florida Association of Realtors
National Association of Realtors
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Young Guns
Oceanside Country Club
Halifax River Yacht Club
Sunset Harbor Yacht Club
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