Co-Founder & Executive Director
Adam Josefczyk is the Executive Director of Forge Leadership Network, an organization that he co-founded with Justin Powell. Forge trains and mentors the next generation of conservative leaders. Prior to launching Forge, Adam served, at the age of 24, as a Vice President of a leading public policy organization in Ohio. In 2013, he also co-founded Ohio Conservative Review, a web platform for conservative ideas to be discussed, debated, and promoted in the Buckeye State. In 2012, while teaching Public Speaking and Current Events at a high school, Adam led grassroots efforts for conservative causes in the presidential election. His regional phone banks led the nation with over 500,000 phone calls made. Adam graduated summa cum laude from the University of Dayton in 2011, earning honors as the top student in both the History and Political Science Departments. Adam and Jessica, his college sweetheart, are proud to call Dayton home and are members of Apex Community Church. Adam is a passionate communicator and speaks with expertise on a variety of issues, including networking, leadership, effective messaging, social policy on marriage and religious liberty, and faith and thoughtful cultural engagement. He is an avid golfer and long-suffering, die-hard fan of his hometown Cincinnati Bengals.