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The policy and political landscapes impacting clients are increasingly dynamic; focusing on the right details and seeing through the fog is critically important.

Adam Francis

Washington Council, Principal Ernst & Young LLP

Connected professional helping clients navigate the inner workings of the federal policy process. Maine native, former lobsterman. Glass-half-full attitude.

Adam is a member of Ernst & Young LLP’s Washington Council Ernst & Young (WCEY) practice where he focuses on tax policy issues and provides guidance on legislative procedure and strategy in the US Congress.

Prior to joining WCEY in 2011, Adam spent more than 14 years on Capitol Hill serving as a senior advisor to two members of the U.S. House of Representatives and working closely with the House Ways and Means Committee.

In addition to his official positions on Capitol Hill, Adam has had extensive involvement in campaign and political action committee activities and delivers in-depth experience in the politics of public policy.

Adam received a BA in International Studies from Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts.

How Adam is building a better working world 

“I am passionate about building highly effective teams and bringing a multidisciplinary approach to providing professional services. Better teaming promotes better collaboration with clients, a better understanding of their challenges and ultimately better outcomes. In the fast-paced and disruptive environment surrounding policy and political impacts, gaining an over-the-horizon perspective on client issues through effective teaming creates a distinct advantage in how we deliver our services.”