Our Team

Adam McKeivier, CAE

Account Executive

Adam McKeivier

Adam McKeivier, CAE, serves as an Account Executive at SAM. In this position, he leverages his broad-based experience to help organizations fulfill their mission through a diverse range of executive support, board governance, fundraising, development, and strategic execution. 

Adam started his career in association management in 2011 with a focus on strategic partnerships and business development. Prior to joining SAM, he led all fundraising and development efforts for the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT), an organization dedicated to meeting the unique needs of gifted and talented individuals. He also served as the Director of Corporate Partnerships at the Texas Restaurant Association and Education Foundation, a statewide organization working to support educational opportunities for high school culinary arts and management students.

Adam earned his bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from Texas State University, and earned his Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation in 2017.

A Leadership Austin Emerge alumnus, Adam remains active in both regional and national professional organizations, including the Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE) and the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). 

Adam is a native Austinite.

Partners: Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Houston Chapter, Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT), Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association (TWGGA)

Family: Veronica (partner), Adaline and Eleanor (daughters), and Henry and June (fur family)

Outside of work, I love... hanging with my family and friends, live music, beer gardens, podcasts, Longhorn sports, and trips to the Hill Country.

My workplace superpower is... problem solving. Our teams are continually working to solve complex challenges for our partners. My superpower enables me to analyze complex situations, break down problems into manageable components, and think critically to develop innovative approaches and drive positive outcomes for our associations.

Assessments: Collaborator (Predictive Index)

What inspires me about working with associations: Purpose. Every association partner we work with provides the opportunity to make an impact that bigger than ourselves.

My unique skills or passions: Associations often serve as the catalyst for progress in our communities and society. I’m driven by the belief that by harnessing the power of associations, individuals and industries can achieve greater influence, impact, and success, and drive meaningful change in our world. 

Favorite SAM core value: Stay curious. By staying curious, we remain receptive to new ideas, different perspectives, and continuous personal and professional growth. The culture of curiosity at SAM continues to foster innovation, adaptability, and creativity, allowing our team and associations to adapt to an ever-changing world.