Cliff Adams - PresidentImage title

Expertise: Operations and Plant Management

  • BS Industrial Engineering - Texas A&M University
  • MBA Operations Management & Industrial Marketing - University of Houston
  • Registered Professional Engineer - Texas

Cliff has been involved in equipment specification and sales since founding Adams Engineers in 1991.  He actively manages the sales and engineering teams.  Cliff also is involved in key account management and supplier relations. 

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Jake Adams – Application and Systems EngineerImage title

Expertise: Project Management, Field Sales, Engineering Management

  • BS Industrial and Systems Engineering - Texas A&M University
  • Certified Engineer in Training
  • Professional Engineer's License – Texas (currently pursuing)

Jake has been with Adams Engineers since 2011.  He is a certified project manager and Green Belt Six Sigma.   Jake's role is to engage manufacturers, assess processes, and define technical specifications for projects.

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Curtis Head - Project EngineerImage title

Expertise: Project Management and CAD

  • AAS Engineering and Design
  • BS Mechanical Engineering - University of Texas at Tyler

Curtis joined Adams Engineers in 2017 and is part of our engineering group.  He works with sales engineers, account managers, and field specialists to support projects technically.  Curtis also has an extensive background in CAD and drafting. 


Alexander Whatley - Business Development ManagerImage title

Expertise: New Account Management

  • BS Industrial Engineering - Lamar University
  • 20+ years of customer-facing experience in sales

Alexander joined Adams Engineers in 2017.  He previously worked for Eastman Chemical for 12 years as a Plant Engineer, Sales Representative, and Territory Manager.  During this time, he sold engineering resins (PETG) and worked directly with processors and distributors in the field.   Alexander is the key contact for new customers who are building a relationship with our team. He helps processors outline their projects and gathers the needed resources to complete them.

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John moncrief – Applications ENGINEER

Expertise:  Manufacturing Engineering and Project Management

  • BS in Engineering Technologies w/ Mechanical Concentration – LeTourneau University
  • Certified Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) No: 41092
  • Professional Engineer's License – Texas (currently pursuing)

John joined Adams Engineers in 2019 after spending almost 15 years in heavy industrial manufacturing across multiple industries.  His experience ranges from product design and manufacturing engineering to managing capital projects.  As a key member of the Business Development Team, John evaluates processes, defines technical specifications and proposes solutions.

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Shelley mathis – business development coordinator

Expertise:  Project Management/Marketing/Communications

  • BA in Journalism/Speech Communication - Texas State University
  • Paralegal Degree - Tyler Junior College
  • Certified Texas Contract Manager

Shelley joined Adams Engineers in 2019 after working in the right of way industry with the State of Texas.  Her experiences range from project management, marketing and customer service support.  She works closely with the Business Development Managers in project management and marketing.


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Jennifer Flood – office administrator

Expertise:  Accounting and Order Processing

  • BS in Business Administration

Jennifer joined the Adams Engineers team in 2018 after working 10 years in the public accounting industry as well as accounting in the health care industry.  Her responsibilities include office administration, accounting and order processing.