Joe Adams

CHIEF EXECUTIVE, DISCOVERY CUBE

Hands-on science nonprofit founded 1998 in former furniture store … 300 workers, 3 campuses … bachelor’s, mechanical engineering, Notre Dame; UCI MBA … born SD, grew up in Texas, where worked at power plants … stint at Disneyland … wife, Mechelle Lawrence Adams, exec. dir., Mission San Juan; met 2004 during joint program with the Cube … dad to Jack, Dylan, Lisa