Bill Adkins founded Adkins Strategies, LLC in 2006 and has more
than 24 years experience in the national security and civil space arenas, including
extensive experience in both the Executive Branch and Congress.
Prior to forming Adkins Strategies, Bill served on the professional staff of
the House Science Committee from 2000-2006. In 2001, he was appointed as the staff director
of the Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee where he led the subcommittee’s
legislative and oversight activities of NASA and other civilian space
activities. Before joining the staff of
the U.S. House of Representatives, he was a Legislative Assistant and National
Security Fellow in the U.S. Senate where he handled national security issues.
Prior to Capitol Hill, he worked at the National
Reconnaissance Office (NRO) where he served as a project manager in the
Advanced Systems and Technology Directorate.
From 1990-1993, he served as an engineer in a System Program Office at
the NRO. At the Naval Research
Laboratory from 1986-1990, he participated in the design, development and operations
of several defense and scientific space missions.
Born in Washington, D.C., Bill earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical
Engineering from GeorgeWashington University
and has completed graduate courses in Electrical Engineering at GeorgeWashingtonUniversity. He has also studied at HarvardUniversity and JohnsHopkinsUniversity.