Adam Ornelas

Strategist, Social & Influencer
Adam-Ornelas A marketing and strategy professional with nine years of experience spanning across all parts of the digital marketing eco-system. His career has taken him from his hometown to Albuquerque, NM to Austin, Los Angeles, Denver, and Chicago. He has worked in a variety of industries, from startups to advertising agencies, to political consultancies, and now with Whole Foods Market. His work experience has allowed him the opportunity to collaborate with brands such as Reebok, Airbnb, Drybar, Orangetheory Fitness, Fiverr, Red Bull, Sonos, Toms, Sling TV, Southwest Airlines, L'Oreal, HEAD, Aspen Snowmass, Scott Sports, 5.11 Tactical Gear, and the many brands on the shelves of Whole Foods Market. Adam started as a Regional Marketing Manager for the company in 2016 before coming to Chicago as a member of their Global Social Media and Influencer team in the summer of 2018. In his current role, he is part of the brain trust for the company’s social media strategy and execution. He leads content partnerships and influencer activations for the Midwest, Southwest, and Florida regions. He prides himself on his abilities to forecast trends, create and cultivate genuine relationships, and find the sweet spot where commerce and culture meet. When he’s not working, he’s crushing podcasts, boxing, writing, bingeing Netflix, or watching a sporting event of some kind.