Adam Meyerson

Adam Meyerson served The Philanthropy Roundtable as president from 2001 through May 2020. The Roundtable is America’s largest association of foundations and charitable givers committed to the protection of donor intent, the preservation of philanthropic freedom, and the advancement of liberty, opportunity, and personal responsibility through philanthropic giving.

From 1993 to 2001, Adam was vice president for educational affairs at the Heritage Foundation. He coordinated the think tank’s civil society projects, its publications on the Founding Fathers, and its “No Excuses” work on high-performing high-poverty schools. Adam was editor-in-chief of Heritage’s magazine, Policy Review, from 1983 to 1998.

From 1979 to 1983, Adam was an editorial writer for the Wall Street Journal as well as editor of its “Manager’s Journal” and “Asia” columns and its book reviews. He is co-editor of The Wall Street Journal on Management, a book published by Dow Jones-Irwin in 1985. From 1974 to 1977, he was managing editor of the American Spectator magazine, then in Bloomington, Indiana.

In addition to serving as president emeritus of the Roundtable, Adam is chairman of the Donors Capital Fund and board member of State Policy Network and National Review Institute.

Adam graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University in 1974. From 1977 to 1979, he attended Harvard Business School and completed all requirements but the dissertation for a doctorate in international business.


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