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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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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