Richard McAdams is responsible for communicating the mission of The Heritage Foundation, as well as our effectiveness in promoting conservative values, to Heritage members who reside in Florida and the Carolinas. McAdams joined Heritage in 2010, after having served in President George W. Bush’s Administration (2006-2009) and Governor Jeb Bush’s Administration (2003-2006).
McAdams holds a B.A. in History from Furman University in Greenville, SC, and a Masters in Management from Avila University in Kansas City, MO. A native Floridian, McAdams now resides in Charleston, SC, with his wife Marley, son Richard Jr., and daughter Margaret.