FSU Alumni Association

Kevin Adams

B.S. '94
Hoboken, N.J.
Audit and Finance Committee
Scholarship Committee

Kevin Adams is a highly accomplished finance executive with over 20 years of business leadership experience. As a former student-athlete at Florida State University, Mr. Adams brings a unique perspective of the Florida State community to the FSU Alumni Association’s National Board of Directors.  

Kevin Adams is a managing director at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, joining the firm in 2018.  He serves as a trusted advisor and solutions provider to ultra-high net worth executives, entrepreneurs, family offices, foundations, athletes and entertainers focusing on all aspects of asset and wealth management. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Kevin spent five years at Alliance Bernstein as a managing director in both private wealth management and equity trading.  Kevin also spent the first 15 years of his career at Goldman Sachs, where he was a managing director and co-head of relative value trading focused on merger arbitrage and various event-driven strategies.  

Mr. Adams was a scholarship football player at Florida State and earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Florida State University’s College of Business in 1994. He earned a master’s degree in finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1998.Mr. Adams serves on the boards of Elites Optimization Services, I Am Acceptance Inc., and the Florida State University Alumni Association. He’s also the institutional partnership committee chair for the New York chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants Inc. (NABA), a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, and an advisory board member for the Lee Thompson Young Foundation. Mr. Adams has two children and lives in New Jersey.