Adam Karalius is a native of Fremont, California and was born 22 February 1987. Adam served as an

Infantry Officer in the United States Army as a Captain. He commissioned Infantry from the United

States Military Academy at West Point in 2010. Upon commissioning and completing Ranger School, he

served as a Rifle and Scout Platoon Leader in Fort Lewis, Washington and deployed to Afghanistan. After

competing his tour at Fort Lewis, Adam took Command of a Heavy Weapons Company at Schofield

Barracks, Hawaii. Following Company Command, Adam served as the Senior Military Adviser to the

Ministry of Peshmerga in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Adam is a talented team player that brings the

utmost tenacity and energy to the organization.

His awards and decorations include: The Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint

Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Operation

Enduring Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve Campaign Ribbons. The Combat Infantrymen’s

Badge, the Ranger Tab, the Airborne and Air Assault Badges

Adam’s professional education includes a Bachelor of Sciences degree from the United States Military

Academy at West Point. His focus was Business Management and Systems Engineering, and he

graduated on 22 MAY 2010. While at the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course, Adam earned his Master’s

Degree in Organizational Leadership from Columbus State University on 15 December 2014.