Brian Adams

Chief of Staff at Omaha Public Power District

Brian Adams joined OPPD in October 2019 as Programs and Planning Manager in the Financial Services business unit. He was appointed Chief of Staff in September 2021.

Adams came to OPPD from Deloitte Global, the parent organization of Deloitte entities around the globe, encompassing over 300,000 professionals in more than 120 countries. Over the course of five years, he worked between Deloitte Consulting U.S. and Deloitte Global, with a core focus on organizational strategy and project management. His efforts focused primarily on process improvement, process automation, organizational realignment, and project execution.

Prior to joining Deloitte, Adams spent nine years with Booz Allen Hamilton, an international consulting firm, mostly focused on supporting the U.S. Department of Defense. While there, his primary area of consulting expertise was technology strategy and project management, offering these services to nearly every branch of the military. His most extensive role involved leading a team of 110+ consultants on a major technology transformation for the U.S. Air Force.

Adams holds a bachelor’s degree in History and Computer Applications from the University of Notre Dame, as well as a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland. He retains a certification as a Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute and keeps up that certification through continuing education opportunities.

Adams is married with two children. He serves as Vice President of the Nebraska chapter of the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership organization. He also helps coach his children’s sports teams, and is passionate about building thriving communities.



  • Chief of Staff

    September, 2021 - present