Adam began his career as an underwriter with Central Florida based Mercantile Commercial Capital. During that time Adam experienced working with small to mid-sized business owners all over the country. Specializing in franchise finance, Adam worked with brands such as Super 8, Holiday Inn, Golden Corral, Culver’s, UNO Chicago Grill, Perkins, Massage Envy, Subway, and many more. Adam was recognized during his time with Mercantile for financing over $90,000,000 in total projects over three years as a Business Development Officer. In addition Adam oversaw roughly $30,000,000 in construction financing.
As a leading provider of financing to franchise concepts, Adam developed a passion for the industry. In July of 2008, Adam purchased his first franchise concept *Kennedy’s All-American Barber Club*, in Winter Park, FL. Adam quickly grew to have multiple locations and increased revenues enough to sell the business delivering a successful exit for his investors in 2012.
In October of 2010, Adam joined Wells Fargo Bank, NA. Adam was responsible for financing owner occupied commercial property as well as structuring/financing business acquisitions for small to mid-sized business owners throughout Central Florida. In his short time with Wells Fargo he was recognized as the leading producer of loan volume in the State of Florida for fiscal year 2012. In just over three years at Wells Fargo Bank, Adam was responsible for financing over $50,000,000 in total projects for Central Florida business owners.
In 2012 Adam created A.T. Wonus Development Group, LLC. A.T. Wonus develops real estate in urban markets. Adam has recently focused his efforts on the up and coming Milk District, Adam currently has active projects under construction and completed projects totaling just over $17,000,000 in Central Florida.
Joining CBRE in 2014, Adam was named Vice-President of Small Business Lending. Adam was tasked with helping to start a national lending platform for CBRE in the Southeast region of the United States for loans ranging from $1,000,000-$15,000,000.
In 2014, Adam and his business partner Mike purchased Atrium Management Company, based in Lake Mary, FL, from Rodger and Debbie Marty. The Marty’s successfully managed and expanded Atrium Management Company for thirteen years. During those thirteen years, the Marty’s built an amazing brand known for the management of high-end homes in Central Florida. Adam and Mike, along with the rest of the Atrium Management team, look forward to continuing the legacy that the Marty family started.
Congratulations to Adam for being a 2017 40 Under 40 Honoree!