About Me

Who Is Adam Wilson?

Adam is a highly-regarded keynote speaker known for his playful approach to serious topics and the extensive experience he brings to the table – presenting more than 150 times per year for over 18 years of experience in policing, Adam currently holds the position of Captain at a Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina and serves as the Assistant SWAT commander for his regional team. 

Adam consider himself one of the least naturally talented individuals, but hasdeveloped resilience and toughness through overcoming negativity.  There’s nothing extraordinary about Adam’s story; it’s a quintessentially American tale of lifting oneself up by the bootstraps.

Your corporate events, conferences, workshops, retreat or private parties requires someone who brings


Provides tangible outcomes & advice through entertaining AND educating


Cutting-edge strategies on how to raise their mindset game with TED-Style Talks


Adam goes the extra mile to ensure the take-home value for everyone involved.

Savoir faire

15+ years of real-world experience AND has Published five award-winning books
Best Keynote Ever! But Adam demonstrated an understanding about our business that no other speaker has ever been able to do.
-Emelia Hewitt-

Awards & Recognitions

Voted Instructor of the Year two times in a row at Gaston College BLET exemplify unparalleled professionalism and educational excellence.

Demonstrated remarkable skill with 2nd and 3rd place finishes at the esteemed World Police and Fire Games.

Earned the title of 5.11 Physical Fitness Champion for 2022 from the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA).

Received the Top Cop Award and was honored in Washington, DC for leading the most outstanding investigation in North Carolina in 2018.