Meet Adam


Adam Kaplan

Adam Kaplan is an Executive Search Consultant, an NCIA Human Resources Committee member, as well as the COO Forum Chapter Director for Detroit. He has 16 years of recruiting, operations and consulting experience across the U.S. Adam has experience recruiting in industries such as cannabis, software and technology, franchising, financial services and insurance, as well as other professional services. His greatest professional passion is matching top COOs to ambitious CEOs looking to grow their business. In addition, he is passionate about helping cannabis companies recruit across all levels and functions by offering full, partial, and/or project-based consultative recruitment solutions.

Adam is committed to a successful placement every time using his StrengthsFinder Top 5 talents: Individualization | Responsibility | Relator | Intellection | Input.

Adam’s professional background includes: 

  • Regional COO for Private Equity Owned Dental Services Business - sold to Morgan Stanley Private Equity
  • Organization Design consultant for PwC
  • Capital raising and business development for SAAS companies in New York City
  • Managing partner for an online financial publishing company
  • Accredited investor in SAAS and other early stage companies

Adam holds an MBA in Finance from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and a BA in English from Williams College. He lives in Southeast Michigan with his wife and daughters.


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