LCDR Ryan Adams is a native of Roanoke, VA and graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Government. Prior to this assignment, he served in the Budget Execution Office (DCMS-83) of the Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, where he was responsible for annual execution of $244M in Operations and Maintenance funding and $100M in Training Center funding.
His previous afloat assignments include duty as a Deck Watch Officer on CGC CAMPBELL (WMEC 909), based in Kittery, Maine and assignments as Executive Officer on CGC WASHINGTON (WPB 1331) and CGC SEQUOIA (WLB 215), both based in Apra Harbor, Guam.
Ashore, he completed a staff assignment at the District Seventeen Enforcement Branch in Juneau, AK where he qualified as a Law Enforcement Duty Officer and coordinated domestic and international fisheries patrols in the North Pacific. During this assignment, he served as flag aide to the District Seventeen Commander from 2010-2011.
LCDR Adams holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Oklahoma State University and is a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM). His personal awards include four Coast Guard Commendation Medals, a Commandant’s Letter of Commendation, and multiple unit and team awards.
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