Rod Adams

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As the Greater Chicago Market Human Resources Leader Rod, has 15 years of experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers and in his position he is responsible for the consistent execution of the firm's people strategy at the market level. At PwC Rod has also held the positions of National Experienced Recruiting Leader and National Director of Diversity Recruiting. Rod is in his fifth year of service on the IWU Accounting Advisory Board, working with the faculty to identify and recruit top accounting students and to improve the accounting curriculum and career preparation of IWU students. While at /WU, Rod was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, was captain of the Varsity Track team, and was a football letterman. He continues to give back to the University by hiring IWU students for internships and full time jobs. Rod is an advisory board member of"Posse Chicago" which recruits, identifies and awards deserving Chicago high school students four-year, fulltuition leadership merit scholarships, and places them in supportive multicultural teams. Rod resides in Chicago with his wife Maggie Adams.