Touting the region's accomplished young business leaders

August 4, 2017   |   South Florida Business Journal

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Congratulations to our Director: Adam Adler, for being featured in South Florida Business Journal's "40 Under 40".

ADAM ADLER

Age: 36

Title: Director

Company: Terra

Education: B.A in economics, Cornell University; MBA and Masters in finance, Northeastern University

Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario Canada

Current town/city: Pembroke Pines, Florida

First job: Working in a bindery at a printing company, while in high school. My first job as a professional was working on a restructuring team at Burger King.

Ultimate career goal: To create impactful and meaningful projects.

Hot topic in my field: Experiential Retail

Greatest business achievement: I am most proud of facilitating projects that enhance their surrounding communities.

Civic/charitable organization involvement: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Biggest mentor: Sandra Conwiser

Best career advice received: Remain true to yourself.

Fantasy job: I’m working in the industry I’ve always wanted to be in.

Guilty pleasure: Talenti Sea Salt Caramel Gelato

Best stress reliever: Cooking

Favorite book: The Count of Monte Cristo

Favorite website: Bloomberg.com

Favorite local spot: Capital Grille

Favorite vacation spot: Grand Cayman

In a movie, I’d be placed by: Patrick Warburton

I’d most like to have a business lunch with: Henry Kravis

My six-word memoir: Cautious optimism leads to great achievements.

(photos: South Florida Business Journal)