Adam Giery


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about Adam

Adam Giery is a speaker, consultant, and entrepreneur, dedicating his life to the field of education. Adam’s passion for education is founded on this experiences as a classically trained educator.


Adam is the Managing Partner of Strategos Group – a national education consultancy. In this role, he advises public institutions, elected officials, fortune 500 companies, technology startups, angel investors and philanthropies on education policy initiatives and strategic growth opportunities.


While earning his Masters of Arts in Higher Education Policy at the University of Central Florida, Adam developed several award winning educational programs centered on educational support services. In addition, Adam was selected to be a Gubernatorial Fellow with the Florida College System supporting the development of Florida’s first online adult degree retention program - Finish Up, Florida. 


While no longer in the classroom, Adam speaks professionally on education policy & leadership. Notably, Adam recently contributed to articles in Forbes and EdWeek.   


Adam was inducted into the inaugural 30 under 30 class at his Alma Mater and was recognized as a “30 Under 30 Rising Star of Florida Politics” by Influence Magazine. 


In his personal time, Adam is an avid traveler having flown one way around the world, a proud husband, and a new father. 

The Core Five: A Strategy to Remove Complexity for Leadership Success


On every college campus across the nation you’ll find student leaders with tremendous goals. They envision their leadership improving the experience of others, and creating a lasting impact on their campus. The know how they want to be remembered.

Their legacy.

Why then are so many of these goals incomplete? The difficult decisions of starting a plan often stop leaders before they can begin.

Adam Giery knows this phenomenon all too well and that’s why he created The Core Five. The Core 5 is a decision-making framework to emphasize goals, remove distractions, to create an actionable near term plan.

Through his practical examples and humorous storytelling, Adam helps break down the complexities that otherwise can stop a successful student from achieving their goals. And he should know something about those; he’s a former student government leader (at one of the nation’s largest schools), a business owner, and recognized force in educational leadership.

The Core Five provides a clear framework for how students they will tackle tough challenges now and into the future.


Learning Outcomes

Audience members will...
  • Efficiently evaluate their personal/professional pathway
  • Embrace failure as a valuable part of the growth process
  • Establish a realistic timeline to achieve their Core Five goals
  • Develop the capacity to creat their Core Five life curricula
Ideal Audiences
  • Leadership Development
  • Student Government 
  • Keynote

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