As the senior director for Public Safety and Institutional Assurance at Indiana University, Steve Adams serves as the chief operating officer and advisor to the associate vice president; superintendent for public safety and provides oversight of administrative operations while collaborating closely with PSIA’s senior leadership and other colleagues to facilitate the advancement of strategic initiatives and policy priorities supporting the greatest degree of safety for all members of the IU community. A graduate of Indiana University, Steve returned to his alma mater in 2014 bringing over two decades of experience from the private non-profit sector and government. While serving at Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation, he focused on healthcare access improvements and provided strategic development leadership throughout several Indiana communities. Steve’s public service included an appointment as the chief operating officer for the Indiana Lieutenant Governor’s Office, where he contributed to the development of enhanced business operations. In addition, during his nearly decade long service with the State of Indiana he assisted in implementing modernization of public and child welfare systems.