Adam Mathes, PhD, is President of Prime Power Services, a multi-generation family business headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Prime Power provides emergency power systems services and engineering solutions mission critical facilities, including hospitals, data centers, and commercial office buildings.
A career officer of the United States Marine Corps and United States Navy, Mathes served in a variety of leadership positions as an Infantry Officer, including as Platoon Commander and Company Executive Officer during three combat tours in Iraq from 2004-2008. His notable combat engagements include Operation Phantom Fury, the second battle of Fallujah, November 2004, and Operation River Gate in Haditha 2005. Mathes also served as a Chaplain in the US Navy Reserve. He continues to serve in the US Marine Corps Reserve.
An active community leader, Mathes chairs the committee on Homelessness for the Buckhead Coalition, is the Board President of the Emory University Alumni Veterans Network, and teaches Adult Bible Class at the Church of the Apostles in Atlanta.
Mathes is a graduate of Woodward Academy, the University of Georgia (AB), and Emory University (MDiv; PhD).