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Sam Adcock is an Executive Vice President at Crossroads Strategies, LLC. Sam primarily advocates for clients in the national security, federal procurement, and transportation policy areas, providing strategic counsel, and direct advocacy to the legislative branch.
Before joining CRS, he spent two decades as a senior executive in the defense and aerospace industry. His varied roles included head of Government Affairs, and Strategy and Business Development. In his final role, he served as General Manager of helicopter production for Airbus Helicopters. Sam was recognized as one of the “Top Corporate Lobbyists” by the Hill Newspaper for six consecutive years.
He began his professional career as a Presidential Management Intern with the Department of Navy. Following the Navy, he served in various roles in the United States Senate, including Policy Director for a Senator, as well as the Director of Defense and Security Policy for the Senate Majority Leader.
In 1998, he was appointed to serve on the Department of Defense Long-range Airpower Panel. From 2002-2006 Sam served on the Defense Science Board, an Advisory Committee to the Department of Defense. In 2015, he was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the U.S. House of Representatives.