Bill Adkins founded Adkins Strategies, LLC in 2006 and has more than 25 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.