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J. Adam Abram

James River Group, Inc.

J. Adam Abram is the founder, chairman, and CEO of James River Group, LTD, which owns a group of insurance companies that underwrite casualty insurance and reinsurance. In 2009 he founded the predecessor company of Yadkin Financial Corporation, which owns and operates North Carolina’s largest community bank. He is Yadkin’s Lead Independent Director.

Adam is also chairman emeritus of the Board of Visitors of The Sanford School of Public Policy and Duke University, and is a trustee of The Urban Institute.

Adam is a graduate of Harvard University.