John B. Adams, Jr.

NMAH Board Member; Chairman, CEO, The Martin Agency

John Adams is the Chairman of the Martin Agency, a leading full-service advertising firm known for its popular TV spots featuring the GEICO gecko and cavemen, and has been with the company since 1973.  Mr. Adams was named an Outstanding Industrialist of the Year in VA, in 2000, and inducted into the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame in 1997.  Mr. Adams is formerly a Trustee of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Board of Visitors at Longwood University, former Director of Venture Richmond, member of the Board of Directors of The United Way, the American Cancer Society, the Salvation Army, the Virginia Historical Society and the Boy Scouts of America.  He resides in Richmond, VA.