After completing both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the University of Michigan, Adi was elected in February 2015 to a two-year term as a statewide Vice Chair of the Michigan Republican Party at the age of 24. For his work in this role, he was recognized in both 2016 and 2017 on Newsmax’s annual list of 30 Most Influential Republicans Under 30. Over the last seven years, Adi has managed or advised numerous successful political campaigns at the local, state, and federal level.
As a graduate student, he was elected to serve as the Executive Director of the Association of Big Ten Students, an organization that consists of the 14 Big Ten schools from 11 different states and represents over 540,000 students. For his work in this role, he was invited to the 2013 White House Youth Summit, selected to be a part of the 2014 AIPAC Campus Allies Mission to Israel, and recognized by Red Alert Politics on their 2014 '30 Under 30' list. Adi was also a 2016 Fellow in the Michigan Political Leadership Program through Michigan State University’s Institute of Public Policy and Social Research.
Most recently, Adi was a 2016-17 Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies (APAICS) Legislative Fellow in the Office of Senator Orrin G. Hatch who serves as both the President Pro Tempore of the U.S. Senate as well as the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. Adi was selected as the first Republican Fellow in APAICS history since the organization was founded in 1994 by Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta. In this role, Adi advised on various policy issue areas, represented the office on the Joint Congressional Committee for Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC), and attended a Congressional Staff Delegation trip to China with the U.S.-Asia Institute that focused on trade policy and financial services. He was featured in The Hill’s annual 50 Most Beautiful list in 2017.
In his free time, Adi serves as the Chief of Staff and International Chairman of the Young Republican National Federation (YRNF) and sits on the Board of Directors of the Community Financial Credit Union. He enjoys cheering on Michigan sports teams, working out, and binge watching Netflix shows.