Jan Adams, President and CEO
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President and CEO

Jan Adams held the rank of Chief Master Sergeant (E-9) before retiring from the United States Air Force, after 24 years of outstanding service. From 1984 to 1987 she was a member of the United States Air Forces in Europe, Inspector General Team. She traveled to numerous countries in Europe to assist personnel, in her career field, in their preparation for military readiness. Some of her assignments were: the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, Ramstein Air Base, Germany; Iraklion Air Station, Crete, Greece; Osan Air Base, Korea; and Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras. From December 2000 to August 2009, Ms. Adams worked as a contractor supporting the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA). She founded JMA Solutions in 2005. Since then, she has grown the company through hiring outstanding staff who assist the FAA and other clients in the areas of acquisition planning, air traffic management, financial management, information technology, program and project management, professional and technical training and software engineering. She currently has 130 full time employees and over 40 percent of her workforce are prior military.

Ms. Adams is active in the community. She serves as a board member for Washington Redskins Corner Back, Josh Norman’s Starz24 charity organization. She is a member of the Air Traffic Control Association and a corporate partner of the D.C. Adopt-a-School program. In 2017 Ms. Adams was appointed by the Mayor of D.C. to be a trustee on the District of Columbia’s Retirement Board providing fiduciary responsibility toward the investment of retirement funds for D.C. teachers, firefighters and police. She is a board member of the D.C. Chamber of Commerce and the Mamie Mallory Education and Scholarship Foundation.

Under her leadership, JMA Solutions has won numerous awards that include ATCA’s Small and Disadvantaged Business Award, INC. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America, the DC Chamber of Commerce’s Community Impact Award, The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces for the D.C. area, Washington Business Journal’s Minority Business Leader of the Year (2017), and the Disabled American Veterans’ Small Employer of the Year Award.

Ms. Adams was profiled in O, The Oprah Magazine (2018), Entrepreneur Magazine (2018), Forbes Magazine (2016) and is also an original corporate contributor to the National Museum of African-American History and Culture. In 2017, her philanthropic efforts included supporting 50 charitable foundations including the National Down Syndrome Foundation, USO, the Air Force Association, the Arena Stage and the Disabled American Veterans of America. 

On April 28, 2019, Ms. Adams was inducted into the Washington, DC Hall of Fame for her commitment, dedication and outstanding contributions to the D.C. business community. 

Ms. Adams is a graduate of the Community College of the Air Force. She is the mother of two, grandmother of seven and great grandmother of seven.



Main Office

Capital Gallery East
600 Maryland Ave SW, Suite 400E 
Washington, DC 20024
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JMA Solutions
2819 Fire Road
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 231-9115
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