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Adam Svet

CEO, Eastridge Workforce Solutions

Adam Svet became CEO in March for Eastridge, which develops strategic workforce management programs, innovative technology platforms, and comprehensive staffing solutions. Prior to serving as CEO, he built the company’s professional services segments. His civic involvement includes serving on the board of Second Chance and the San Diego Regional Economic Development Foundation.

ALMA MATER: University of Southern California Law School, University of San Diego

BUCKET LIST: Build a house.

TOUGHEST : Transitioning to the role of CEO

BUSINESS ADVICE: “Remain a student, keep learning.”

FUN FACT: Watches comedy clips for at least five minutes every night to end the day. “Saturday Night Live” is his “go to.”