Adam B. Langsam

Chief Executive Officer


Adam Langsam is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Parkwood LLC.

Prior to joining Parkwood, Adam was the CEO of William Harris Investors, a Chicago-based 4th generation family office. In addition to Adam’s work with Family Office’s he has extensive experience in the financial services industry broadly, managing equity derivative and financing businesses at both Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch. Adam began his career at Lehman Brothers with roles in European Equity Research, Equity Derivatives and Program Trading.

Adam earned his MBA with honors from the University of Chicago, and is a graduate of the University of Delaware, earning a BA in both Economics and Psychology.

Adam serves on both the Parkwood and Mandel Foundation Boards.  He is also a board member of William Harris Investors Trust Company, the Children First Fund, the Cahn Fellows Program for Distinguished Principals and Intonation Music where he serves as the Board Treasurer. When not working at Parkwood or one of his philanthropic pursuits, Adam can be found spending time with his wife Louise and their three adult children, Emily, Hannah and Jeremy.  And his dog, Ollie.

Parkwood Board of Directors

Scott S. Cowen
Chairman; President Emeritus Tulane University
Adam B. Langsam
Chief Executive Officer
Thomas A. Mandel
Founder, President and General Manager, Rubber City Radio Group
Ellen J. Ellison
Chief Investment Officer, HICO Ventures Ltd
David Heller
Principal, The NRP Group
Kenneth G. Hochman
Managing Member, KGH Consulting
Stephen H. Hoffman
Chairman, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation; President Emeritus, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Stuart D. Neidus
Retired CEO, Anthony & Sylvan Pools Corporation
Peter E. Raskind
Former Chairman and CEO, National City Corporation
Jehuda Reinharz
President and CEO, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation; former President, Brandeis University
Michael A. Ritter
Retired Partner, Ernst & Young
Erika B. Rudin-Luria
President, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Jerry Sue Thornton
President Emeritus, Cuyahoga Community College
Stephen J. Weinberg
President and CEO, Weinberg Wealth Management