Michael McCollum Adams is a managing partner at TAG Strategies and brings over a decade of fundraising experience at the highest levels of politics and public affairs. Specializing in high dollar fundraising and event planning, Adams has emerged as a highly sought after talent with a proven track record of success. With over $2 billion raised since the start of her fundraising career, Michael delivers unparalleled results for her clients through tailored strategies, influential relationships, and diligent execution.
Prior to joining TAG, Michael founded Mark Strategies, a finance consulting firm focused on political, PAC, and non-profit fundraising. She served as the National Finance Director for Members of Congress such as Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, Senator Mitt Romney, Congressman Will Hurd, and Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry. Additionally, Michael served as a National Finance Consultant for American Action Network and Congressional Leadership Fund.
Michael started her career as Deputy PAC Director at the National Republican Senatorial Committee and then moved on to run the Northeast Region in fundraising at the Republican National Committee. She later served as the Senior Regional Finance Director for House Speaker Paul Ryan, where she planned and executed successful fundraising events across the country.
Originally from Conroe, Texas, Michael earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband Jon Adams and their three children, Anderson, Wells, and Mac.