Adam Robins, UCG Advisory Board Member, is an experienced executive director with a demonstrated history of working in the venture capital and private equity industry. He is a strong business development professional skilled in negotiation, business planning, entrepreneurship, sales and management.
Adam is a veteran business owner/operator and former Chairman/CEO of a candy, confections and chocolate manufacturing and distribution company. He purchased the company in 1991 and grew it both organically and through the acquisition of three competitors, all while guiding a continually expanding staff through significant growth leading up to the company’s sale in 2014.
Additionally, Adam began an 8-year career in commercial banking at the American National Bank of Chicago, which led to senior positions in other public commercial banks and private investment banking organizations.
Adam serves as a member on several Advisory Boards. He is also a mentor and advisor to numerous startups.