ADAM CONNORS – Senior Advisor
Adam was a founding Partner of Spire Search Partners who stepped into the search and recruiting world after several years with Cantor Fitzgerald (Ops & Trading). He launched the contingent financial recruiting business for Core Staffing building it to a team of 8 and played a vital role in the establishment and growth of Spire Search Partners when it was launched in 2007.
Adam is a social architect and super-connector who is known for his expansive network and an extraordinary ability to open difficult doors. Throughout his professional experience Adam has used these skills to achieve success as a search professional, but he also recognized a need for both individuals and organizations to learn proper networking techniques and relationship-building strategies that transform lives and accelerate business growth—and so he founded NetWorkWise. NetWorkWise is a company that expedites outcomes for individuals and organizations by providing education in the science and art of networking. He’s a sought-after speaker who empowers people through online training and in-person workshops with the expertise to cultivate world-class relationships. He is the podcast host of Conversations with Connors and creator of the NetWorkWise Certification, a credential that validates the accomplishment of being a leader in fostering connectivity.
An entrepreneur at heart, for more than 20 years Adam has been influential in developing companies across various industries, including three executive search firms in multiple verticals and a boutique career consulting business. He has inspired countless management consultants, technology startup executives, and Fortune 500 leaders to unlock higher performance and build successful careers.
Adam has served as Managing Director at Simia Capital, Managing Director at GWG MCA Capital, Inc., and Managing Director at Walker Preston Capital, LLC. He’s highly skilled in multiple industries to include but not limited to Structured Finance, Neurotechnology, Cannabis, Sports & Entertainment, Financial Services, and Real Estate.
Originally from New York, Adam now resides with his family in Hoboken, New Jersey. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Quinnipiac College.