Adam Thompson currently serves as Deputy Chief of Staff for the Alabama Secretary of State. In this position Adam has played a key role in the efforts to make state government more accessible and open to all citizens. He has led the office’s increases in technology by providing more services online and streamlining the office; saving taxpayers time and money. Adam also works closely with the Alabama Legislature on advancing the Secretary of State’s legislative agenda.
Prior to his work with the Secretary of State’s Office, Adam worked in the State Auditor’s Office. As a senior aide in the Auditor’s Office, Adam was able to put his conservative values to use by assisting the then-State Auditor Beth Chapman in appointing qualified & conservative members of the Boards of Registrars throughout the state. He also worked to increase the technological aspects of the office by providing more information to citizens and creating a more accessible & user-friendly website that provided audit reports, loss reports and activity of the office.
Adam believes in limited government, lower taxes, free markets, traditional values, the sanctity of life, the rule of law and the Constitution. He believes the best government is one that governs less.
In addition to his service in state government, Adam is active in the Republican Party. He currently serves as Chairman of the Capital City Young Republicans and as the Congressional District 3 Chairman for the Young Republican Federation of Alabama. He also serves on both the Montgomery County and State Republican Executive Committees.
Adam served as an Alternate Delegate to the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, where he joined thousands of other Republicans from across the country in fighting the liberal Obama agenda by supporting the party’s candidates for President and Vice President.
Family, Faith & Service
Adam was born in Dothan, Alabama, and grew up on a family farm in Dale County. His values were shaped by his parents, their home and small businesses where Adam learned the value of hard work, dedication and pride in a job well done. Adam’s family later moved to Montgomery, where he graduated from Calvary Christian Academy. Adam also attended The University of Alabama and Troy University.
Adam and his wife, Rebecca, are active in their church and community. Adam served as an officer and charter member of the Pike Road Lions Club. He also has volunteered his time for many charities and non-profits, including the American Cancer Society, the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and the Support Our Soldiers organization, to name a few.
Adam and Rebecca reside in Pike Road, Alabama. They are expecting their first child in 2014.