dam’s appreciation for the arts, especially cinema and its power to globally unite people, drives him to serve a higher purpose that goes beyond traditional borders. Adam’s philosophy and core belief that each of us can have a positive impact in our world are echoed through GoE’s sponsorship of the Bridging the Borders Award. Continually moved by the spirit of people, Adam actively seeks out opportunities to encourage and enact positive social awareness and change. Adam is an active Board Member for two charitable organizations – Yellow Ribbon Fund (which provides assistance to Veterans recovering from service-related injuries) and Living Proof Cancer Warriors (which provides financial support to patients during their battle against cancer). Adam has received numerous service awards during his 23-year career in the U.S. Army including the Military Bronze Star and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.