Adam Nye is a Talent Consultant within the TalentRise Executive Search practice. In addition to his recruiting experience, Adam brings over 12 years of leadership experience in nonprofits and education, with a focus on training and development, strategic planning, and program development.

Adam most recently served as Assistant Head of School for Education and Strategy at Winchester Thurston School, a preschool to twelfth grade independent school in Pittsburgh with approximately 700 students and 150 employees. In this role, Adam had broad oversight of the academic program through the supervision of 11 senior academic administrators. He was also responsible for recruiting and hiring, training and development, strategic initiatives, and community engagement.

Adam’s work directly supported the school’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In collaboration with the Director of Equity and Inclusion, he oversaw the creation of a DEI Action Plan. He was tasked with advancing numerous initiatives as well as regularly facilitating workshops, discussions, and affinity spaces. Adam was also actively involved in improving the school’s hiring practices to ensure they were equitable, fair, and consistent. Over the years, he has led or participated in searches for numerous positions in education, including Academic Department Chair, Director of Academics, Director of Community Engagement, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Director of External Affairs and Advancement, Head of School, school counselors, and teachers of all grades and disciplines, among others.

Adam previously served as the Associate Director of Education at the Thinkery Museum in Austin, Texas and an Exhibit and Program Manager at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. He held numerous positions on the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse’s Board of Directors, including the role of President for five years, and has served on several advisory committees for nonprofits and foundations.

Adam holds a master’s degree in education from University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree in education and public policy from the Pennsylvania State University. Adam also completed the prestigious Aspiring Heads Fellowship of the National Association of Independent Schools. He has presented at numerous national conferences on topics ranging from educational innovation to community engagement. He also co-chairs Aleron’s DEI Committee. Adam currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.