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Adam Zajac

James Drury Partners


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James Drury Partners
Park Ridge
United States
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Professional Overview

How many years in the industry?
8+ Years
Primary Work Setting
Experienced Business Owner (5+ years)
Certifications and Designations
How I help
Adam is an accomplished resume writer, communications strategist, business advisor, and executive branding expert who has built his career around empowering current and future business leaders. With a unique blend of writing acumen, industry knowledge, and insight into hiring and recruiting practices, Adam has advised and assisted more than 2,000 professionals, helping them to secure executive leadership and corporate board service opportunities.

Currently, Adam serves as the Chief Writer and Communications Director of James Drury Partners, a premier corporate board advisory firm. In this role, he leads board profile development for BoardSelect clients, which includes many of the most accomplished Fortune 500 executives in the U.S. He is also responsible for overseeing strategic repositioning, brand alignment and engagement, and communications strategy for the company.

Prior to joining James Drury Partners, Adam built and led the Career Branding Services business at Vocamotive, Inc. As President of the Career Branding Division, he not only managed the thriving practice and its team of resume experts but also became one of the most sought-after resume and LinkedIn profile writers in the country. Adam has worked with elite business leaders across various industries, many of whom have gone on to become C-level executives of prestigious companies.

Adam is proud to have earned the Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW) credential and is committed to advancing the resume writing and career branding industry by improving and evolving writing practices, mentoring junior writers, and advocating for the profession. He is an active member of the National Resume Writers Association (NRWA) and serves on its Board of Directors. He currently serves as NRWA Treasurer and is a member of the Executive Board.

A thought leader and industry expert, Adam is frequently called upon to speak and advise other organizations, sharing his expertise with universities, nonprofits, and business associations throughout the U.S. He has contributed to numerous publications, including magazines, journals, digital articles, and books. He has also been invited to provide his subject matter expertise through live engagements, including university lectures, radio shows, podcasts, and conference seminars.

Adam resides in the Chicago suburbs, where he balances his professional life with spending quality time with his toddler, Tessa, and his energetic dog, Gus.
Service Description
Executive Resume Writing, LinkedIn Profile Writing, Career Strategy, Career Branding, Outplacement, Bios, Career Coaching, Resume Writing
Resume Specialties
  • Accounting / Banking / Finance
  • Administrative / Executive Support
  • Blue Collar / Skilled Trade
  • Career Change / Return to Work
  • Executive / C-Level
  • Education / Academia / Higher Education
  • Energy / Oil & Gas
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment / Media
  • Federal / State Government
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems / IT
  • International
  • Legal / Law Enforcement
  • Manufacturing / Supply Chain / Logistics
  • Marketing / PR
  • Military / Military Transition
  • Nonprofit
  • Pharmaceutical / Medical Device
  • Recent Graduate / Entry Level
  • Sales / Sales Management
Speaker Bio & Topics
Corporate Board Placement (Fortune 100, 500, 1000).
Modern job search techniques.
Resume writing.
LinkedIn use and optimization.
Professional networking.
Career strategy.
Career changing.

NCRW Designation:

NCRW Certified?
NCRW Certification Date
November 17, 2016
NCRW Renewal Date
June 30, 2025

Board & Committee Service (ADMIN USE)

Board Position
Board Bio
Adam is an accomplished Resume Writer, Board Director, and Business Executive who has built a successful career around his exceptional career branding and executive coaching expertise. He has advised more than 2,000 professionals across all major industries, including hundreds of Fortune 500 executives. Adam serves on the NRWA’s Executive Board and is also the Chief Writer and Communications Director of James Drury Partners, the country’s premier board advisory firm.

A prominent member of the NRWA for nearly a decade, Adam was appointed to its Board of Directors in 2018, first serving as Conference Committee Chair. He was elected to the organization’s Executive Board and named Treasurer in 2019, the post he holds today.

A nationally certified resume writer (NCRW), Adam leverages extraordinary writing acumen, deep insight into corporate governance, and nearly 15 years of experience in executive branding and board recruitment to successfully position his clients – America’s most accomplished corporate executives. Prior to joining James Drury Partners, he built Vocamotive, Inc.’s Career Branding and Executive Resume Writing business. He successfully led the thriving practice for ten years and became one of the country’s most sought-after resume and LinkedIn experts.

Born and raised in Illinois, Adam currently resides in the suburbs of Chicago and works from the offices of James Drury Partners, located in the city’s iconic John Hancock Center. He is actively engaged in his community through volunteer work and has held board and advisory roles with several nonprofit and civic organizations. Presenting on a variety of career branding topics, Adam also lends his professional insights to universities and business associations throughout the U.S.

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