Phil Adams of Bryan/College Station received his Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in 1971 and began his career in the insurance business.
Mr. Adams is the owner and president of Phil Adams Company, which provides insurance products and services to businesses and individuals throughout Texas. He has attained membership in the Million Dollar Round Table, Top of the Table and the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting.
Mr. Adams serves on the board of directors of American Momentum Bank, with banking operations in Texas and Florida. He previously served on the board of directors of First American Bank, which was sold to Citigroup in 2005, and on the boards of many civic organizations, including the Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce and the Central Texas Association of Life Underwriters. Mr. Adams has served as president of the Brazos Valley Estate Council and chairman of the Brazos County Republican Party.
Mr. Adams is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and of the Philosophical Society of Texas. He also currently serves on the board of the Texas Public Policy Foundation and is a member of the Texas A&M Chancellor’s Century Council and the Mays Business School Development Council. He was recently appointed to serve a three year term on the board of The University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO).
Mr. Adams is serving his third six-year term as a member of the Board of Regents. He was first appointed by Governor Rick Perry in 2001, again in 2009 and was reappointed in 2015 by Governor Greg Abbott. Mr. Adams served a two-year term as Vice Chairman of the Board from 2011 to 2013 and served as Chairman of the Board from 2013 to 2015. He serves as Chairman of the Committee on Buildings and Physical Plant, as a member of the Committee on Finance and has served as Chairman of the Committee on Audit and the Committee on Finance.