Adam Parr joined the SMA in 2005, and currently serves as Vice President of Policy & Communications. Adam is responsible for advancing the SMA’s policy interests through engagement with government leaders, media, and the business community. He also manages SMA’s Safety and Transportation committees, as well as the ad hoc Scrap group.
A native of Richmond, Virginia, Adam developed an early interest in politics and public policy. He lobbied the Virginia General Assembly before he was old enough to vote, and worked on a series of Presidential and Congressional campaigns throughout high school and his undergraduate years. Adam earned a Bachelor of Arts in Government and American Politics from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.
Adam and his wife reside in Alexandria, Virginia. When he isn’t busy advocating on behalf of North American steel producers, Adam enjoys homebrewing and being a ringer for your company’s softball team.