Adam Flick is a first-year student at Harvard Business School. Originally from Brea, California, Adam completed a 10-month AmeriCorps service term with the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles before enrolling as a cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Adam graduated from West Point in 2007 with a B.S. (Honors) in Spanish and Chinese and was commissioned as an engineer officer in the US Army. Shortly thereafter, Adam deployed to northwest Baghdad where he commanded a 23-soldier platoon in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Adam then served as an aide-de-camp and an operations officer at Special Operations Command South, where he received a Humanitarian Service
Medal for his part in disaster relief operations following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Most recently, Adam worked out of the US Embassy in Bogota, Colombia where he headed special operations partnerships with the Colombian government and served on a presidential security detail at the 2012 Summit of the Americas.
Adam’s professional interests lie in exploring the nexus between security and economic development in conflict and post-conflict communities. After completing his MBA, Adam hopes to lead market-based development efforts in these communities throughout the world.