Adamson began his journey with Enterprise in Southern California by working as a management trainee in 1988. He was quickly recognized for his work and moved swiftly up the ranks of the rental business before being selected as vice president and general manager where he led newly-formed operations in Manchester, U.K. In 1999, he moved again to head up the organization’s London operations.
Adamson’s work abroad earned him a promotion to corporate vice president, and later, senior vice president of the United Kingdom and Ireland. In 2008, Adamson returned to the United States to lead operations in the Southeast. Since then, he has worked from the organization’s headquarters in St. Louis.
In 2016, Adamson assumed a new role as senior vice president of Enterprise Fleet Management, where he managed customer service, employee development and the ongoing growth of overall operations. Adamson was elevated to executive vice president of the business line in 2019 before being promoted to his current position in 2021.
Adamson earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Utah State University. He is the president of the American Automobile Leasing Association and serves as a member of the American Cancer Society's St. Louis Chapter of CEOs Against Cancer.