Adam Chaney took over as executive director on Jan. 3, 2017. Chaney also served on the SD1 board since 2014 and acted as president since July 2015.
Mr. Chaney is a lifelong Boone County resident currently living in Burlington with his wife of 15 years Suzanne, and their three children Spencer, Amber and Ashley. Most of Adam’s free time is spent coaching, supporting and attending his children’s multiple sporting events and activities.
After earning a degree in finance from the University of Kentucky, Adam began his career as a commercial credit analyst and lender in the Northern Kentucky market. In 1997, Adam left banking to start an airport concessions business in the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport. Adam expanded this business nationally and eventually sold the company to start a real estate development and construction firm. Over the course of the last 15 years, Adam has owned and managed multiple real estate related entities and works as a court appointed receiver on real estate foreclosure cases in both Ohio and Kentucky. In addition to these responsibilities, Adam also manages an alternative investment portfolio formed primarily to leverage self-directed 401(k) assets of its members.
Adam has served on the Home Builders Association of Northern Kentucky board of directors for the past seven years and became an executive officer in 2008 where he currently presides as immediate past president. Adam was also honored as “Builder of the Year” by the HBA in 2010.
- Member, Northern Kentucky Consensus Committee
- Kenton County 911 Funding Review Panel
- Chairman, State and Local Government Committee
- General Manager, Northern Kentucky Panthers, SWOL American