Special Assistant to the CEO
Adel joined Spirit of America in April 2022 as a Marketing Assistant and currently serves as the Special Assistant to CEO Jim Hake.
Prior to joining Spirit of America, he served as an Army Field Artillery Officer in Kansas and Oklahoma, with one overseas tour in Germany and Poland as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. While in Europe, he helped facilitate multinational training between American forces and British, German, and French partners. Adel continues his service in the Army Reserves as a Paratrooper and a Psychological Operations officer with the United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command.
Adel attended Texas A&M University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in history. Adel was a member of the Corps of Cadets and was an exchange officer to Helmut Schmidt Universität, the academy of the German Armed Forces, during his senior year of college.