Mr. Adamo became staff director of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry in January 2011. Previously, he served as legislative counsel for agriculture, energy, environment and natural resource issues for U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow from 2007 to 2011. During that time, he worked on legislation and issues such as the 2007 energy bill, 2008 Farm Bill, climate change, and natural resource. He came to the Senate Joint Economic Committee in 2005 to work on Endangered Species Act reauthorization after a stint in Montana working as a legal fellow for The Property and Environmental Research Center. Mr. Adamo earned his JD degree from Vermont Law School.