Adam was born and raised in the Midwest and calls St. Louis, Missouri home. He is a St. Louis Cardinals baseball and Blues hockey fan. After graduating from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO, Adam started his career in Washington, D.C. He spent two years on Capitol Hill working for Senator Tom Coburn and Senator Jeff Flake. Adam focused on government oversight, and contributed to the Wastebook, Tax Decoder, and Jurassic Pork. His work has been featured in the Daily Caller, The Washington Examiner, National Review, The Hill, and The Missouri Times.