R.W. Brian P. Adams, District Deputy Grand Master, Ottawa District 1
R.W. Bro. Adams was born and grew up in southern Ontario, in the city of Windsor. He attended Brock University for a short time, prior to beginning a career as a financial advisor that has lasted almost 45 years and counting. He is currently the president of his own firm which he and his son operate in Kanata.
He is a past president of the Goulburn Chamber of Commerce, and has previously sat on a review Board for the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. He has also served on the Executive Advisory Council for London Life nationally for two years.
He and his wife Doreen live in Carp and have two children, Shawn and Shannon, and 5 grandchildren. He is a member of Carleton Lodge No. 465 in Carp, and was Master of the lodge in 2010-2011. He is also a member of St. John's Lodge No. 63. For the past 5 years, he has been the District Chairman of the SW's Mentoring Program for Ottawa District 1.
Brian has had a number of interests and hobbies over the years, which have ranged from being a Formula 1 racing marshal in the 70's, to writing a weekly sports column for a Toronto area newspaper, and having part ownership in a Jr. B hockey franchise in the 80's, to his current hobby as a bee keeper. When you can't find Brian in the bee yard, you can find him skiing, golfing or relaxing at their cottage on Black Donald Lake.