Adam Strauss

Partner and Managing Director

About Adam

Adam Strauss is a Partner and Managing Director at Cresset. Adam began his career in wealth management at Goldman Sachs.  More recently, he was part of a team of advisors at Stifel Nicolaus and Barclays (Barclays Wealth America was acquired in 2015) that managed nearly $2 billion in client assets.  Adam has advised public company executives, private business owners and founders, families, Native American tribes, and foundations.

He has a Bachelors degree from Denison University and an MBA from The University of Iowa.  Adam is on the Associate Board of OWLS, an organization that mentors and supports at-risk youth in Chicago through the game of lacrosse. He lives in Chicago, and when he’s not helping his clients, he enjoys cooking and spending time with his English Bulldogs, Biggie and Nas.