Adam Dickson is an experienced relationship manager and servant-leader with professional experience in local government, community development and higher education. Currently he serves as Supervisor at Langston Centre in Johnson City, Tennessee which promotes multicultural awareness through arts programs for community members.
He is a former associate at various Am Law 50 firms and provides representation and advice to entrepreneurs, emerging companies, investors and their advisors regarding capital raising transactions, general corporate governance issues and transactional matters.
Early Life and Education
Adam is a Hebrew noun meaning “man”, first appearing in the Bible as the name of the first human created by God. This term may have originated either with Adm (adam), which in Hebrew means “red”, or with Akkadian adamu, meaning “earthborn”.
Adam can be traced back to Genesis creation myth, where it serves both as noun and pronoun. Later iterations can also be found in Islam as well as folkloric or mystical traditions.
Dickson is an active community advocate and servant-leader with extensive professional experiences in local government, community development, higher education, nonprofit sector and the nonprofit sector. Currently he serves as Supervisor of Langston Centre in Johnson City which fosters multicultural awareness through arts programs, education initiatives and leadership opportunities for Johnson City youth. To conclude Black History Month at Lees-McRae College on February 28th with an address relating to diversity education segregation local segregation as well as African American leadership across Western North Carolina he will present on diversity education diversity issues related to diversity education local segregation issues and African American leadership within Western North Carolina.
Adam Dickson is an Olympic Winter Institute (OWI) World Cup skier competing on the 2020-2021 circuit. A two-time Australian National Champion and having earned his inaugural world cup podium finish at Veysonnaz, Switzerland during 2020-2021 season, Adam made an immediate impression by becoming Australia’s only representative at Veysonnaz on Switzerland.
He is also an accomplished community advocate and servant leader with extensive experience in local government, community development, higher education and the nonprofit sector. In his new position as Associate Executive Director at Oak Crest – an Erickson Living retirement community -, he will focus on day-to-day operations, resident satisfaction outcomes and employee engagement outcomes.
Adam was previously an associate at several Am Law 50 firms, where he practiced in Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance groups. Adam represented various companies such as Vest – an app-based brokerage targeting Latin American markets – during its Series Seed Financing Round.
Achievement and Honors
Adam Dickson is an experienced community advocate and servant-leader with extensive professional experiences across local government, community development, higher education and the nonprofit sector. In recognition of his efforts he has won multiple awards.
Dickson has amassed an outstanding track record since taking charge of the men’s basketball program prior to the 1986-87 season, coaching the Hawks to 14 Northeast-10 Conference Tournament Championship game appearances and nine tournament championship victories.
He has led his teams to 21 NCAA Division II postseason berths during his 35 year coaching career and boasts winning records in 30 of those seasons.
Dickson enjoys storytelling as one of his many hobbies. He has published multiple books and is an adept teller of tales through video and audio formats. Yet, despite this passion for story telling, Dickson remains relatively sheltered introvert with an engaging sense of humor who strictly follows all rules related to game playing; also being a devout follower of dog houses (he adheres strictly to their rules!). Most importantly, knowing where you’re heading before setting out ensures a long and happy life for Dickson!
Dickson is an entrepreneur with a net worth of over $41 Million and has made contributions to many charitable causes.
Dickson began his business career working for his family’s clothing store before creating the Dickson Group in 1982 and investing in various fields such as real estate and retail.
Sanctuary Wealth has appointed Adam Malamed as its new CEO, replacing Jim Dickson. Malamed brings vast wealth management industry experience having previously held roles at Ladenburg Thalmann as executive vice president and COO; as the new head of Sanctuary’s growth and future operations he will now manage these aspects according to press releases issued by Sanctuary as announcing Malamed as their leader; Dickson will continue on their board of advisors as chairman.