Dr. Adam Whelchel’s twenty-seven year career in leadership positions has catalyzed partnerships with strategic direction while with government agencies, private firms, academic institutions, and non-profits in the United States, China, Europe, Southeast Asia, Caribbean, and Africa. Adam Whelchel is an author, facilitator and dynamic communicator called upon to assist diverse groups from around the world with team building, strategic planning, and community resilience. Recently, Adam served as the key facilitator on the Puerto Rico Climate Adaptation Plan and as a Lead Author for the U.S. National Climate Assessment. In addition, Adam is the founder and architect of Community Resilience Building which has helped over 325 communities across 7 states to date. Recent publications and projects can be viewed and downloaded at Adam’s website.