JOHN W. ADAMS II
Secretary, Treasurer, and Chief Financial Officer
John W. Adams II is a native of northern New Jersey. He has spent the past twenty-five as a financial executive with companies such as The Pepsi-Cola Company and The Walt Disney Company. He has also been a Chief Financial Officer for a number of global technology companies in California and England and lived in Oxford, England. His CFO roles ranged from taking a pre-IPO internet infrastructure company public (NASDAQ listed); to assisting in turning around a video game software publisher (NASDAQ listed); to assisting in the repositioning of a global agricultural biotechnology company based in Oxford, England (FTSE listed); and to assisting a privately held business services and software company prepare for public offering. John currently is CEO/Owner of Cametoid Technologies in Manchester, CT – Cametoid Technologies specializes in environmentally-friendly, high-quality aluminum protective coatings for global companies in the aerospace, marine, energy, utilities and manufacturing industries. He also is acting CFO of SweetSpringSalmon llc – a Seattle based fresh water farmed Salmon business where he is involved in long range financial and strategic planning.
John has broad experience in business and strategic planning; M&A; debt financing and equity placements; shareholder and Board communication; and building and leading global financial and IT teams.
John played baseball for more than 20 years including at Villanova where he started the Villanova Baseball Club and in with the Millburn Atlantics – semi-professional team in New Jersey. He loves the outdoors and enjoys running and has completed marathons in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
John is also the author of Entre Nous Tell Them While They’re Here which was published in 2007.
He received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Villanova University and received his MBA in Finance & Marketing from The Anderson School at UCLA. John and his wife Kirsten live in Madison CT with their two children, Summer (age 9) and John W. Adams III (“Trey”) (age 7).