Adam Thurman (he/him/his) is a Field Advisor at ALJP Consulting. He is currently the Marketing Director at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Adam has previously worked as the director of marketing for Court Theatre, Director of Marketing at La Jolla Music Society and Director of Marketing and Communications at Children's Theatre Company. During his tenure, Adam achieved significant - and often record breaking - sales goals. He is also the founder of Mission Paradox, an organization devoted to connecting art and audience. He has been featured in Time Out New York, the Chicago Tribune, and Chicago Artist Resources. Adam is a former board member of the League of Chicago Theatres and has served on the Illinois Arts Council’s Advisory Panel. He has been recognized as an Emerging Leader by Americans for the Arts and the Theatre Communication Group (TCG). His e-book, Authentic Arts Marketing, is available at Amazon.com. Adam hold a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from Eastern Illinois University and a law degree from the University of Illinois.