Jim Samuels Appointed Director, Information Technology of ADK

Jim Samuels ADK Website 2020
Jim Samuels ADK Website 2020

January 2, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, FL – ADK Consulting and Executive Search is pleased to announce Jim Samuels has been appointed Director, Information Technology. Mr. Samuels brings a wide variety of in-depth technological skills, having served multiple organizations in both public and private sectors.

Intrigued by aerospace technology, and after receiving a top-secret clearance, Mr. Samuels served as a Senior Systems Programmer at the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, DC. Over a period of six years he developed and implemented numerous mainframe operating systems modules and programmed routines for the agency’s surveillance satellites. His strong information technology knowledge, coupled with his business communication skills in developing policy and procedure standards, led to his selection as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director of Science and Technology at the CIA.

While in the private sector, Jim served as a Senior Recruiter and Consultant with General Electric Consulting Services where he was responsible for recruiting over 1,000 IT personnel from Helpdesk Technicians, Programmers, Web Developers to Database Administrators and Chief Information Officers. Previously he served as VP, Director of Systems at PNC Bank and Humana Corporation.

Mr. Samuels returned to Washington, DC to join the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children where he served as Vice President of Administration, IT for all U.S. branch offices (CA, FL, MO, NY, TX, SC). He was later assigned as the Center’s Executive Liaison to a large database corporation in Florida, working with a team of specialists and representatives from government and both U.S. and international law enforcement agencies dedicated to the identification and apprehension of those involved in the exploitation of children.

Mr. Samuels graduated from the University of Louisville with a bachelor’s degree in both Mathematics and Physics. He went on to earn two master’s degrees, one in Computer Science and the other in Business Administration, from Purdue University.

Read more about Jim here.