Abby Adams (C'83) followed her brother, Scott Spiegel (C’73, L’76) to Georgetown University and graduated with a B.A. in government and English. Adams' career in the for-profit sector included 15 years as a Literary Agent at Creative Artists Agency and most recently in the nonprofit sector as founding board member and executive director of Determined To Succeed, a college access and success program for first generation, low-income students. Her commitment to ensuring the success of First Generation students has lead her to chair the Georgetown Scholars Program (GSP) Southern California Regional Network as well as mentoring many GSP students.
Adams' proudest achievements are her thirty-year marriage to Patrick Adams (B’81) and their three children – Kellogg (B’16), Cooper (B’21), and Riley, a senior in high school.