Adam Kernan-Schloss has a background in journalism, public affairs, public relations and marketing communications. He is President and CEO of KSA-Plus Communications, Inc., an Arlington, VA-based communications firm. Since starting his first company in 1985, Adam has helped raise several issues to the top of the national agenda: breaking up the AT&T phone monopoly in the 1980s; restoring American economic competitiveness in the areas of trade, technology and education in the 1980s; and improving schools in the 1990s and 2000s.

He is married and the father of three daughters and one son—three in college, one in high school. He is a graduate of Leadership Arlington and a board member and former chair of City of Peace DC, which uses the performing arts to help area teens learn to resolve conflicts peacefully.