Adam Mendler

Grow Confidence = Grow Results

Adam Mendler is a…
  • Leadership Guru who goes 1:1 with America’s most accomplished and insightful people.
  • Accidental Entrepreneur
  • Public Speaker
  • Thought Leader
  • Contributing writer to Forbes, Inc. and Thrive Global, HuffPost, Inc. and more.


  • Leadership: Leading in Today’s Landscape
  • The Magic to Maintaining Millenials
  • Building a Winning Organizational Culture
  • What They Don’t Teach You in Business School 
  • The Mentorship Playbook 





Adam Mendler is the Chief Executive Officer of The Veloz Group, where he co-founded and oversees ventures across a wide variety of industries: Beverly Hills Chairs, a leading office furniture e-tailer; Custom Tobacco, a one-of-a-kind cigar customization e-commerce platform; and Veloz Solutions, a technology consulting and software development practice. Adam remains active in each portfolio company, providing strategic guidance and support. Adam also provides business thought leadership as a speaker to businesses, universities and non-profit organizations; as the host of the leadership and personal | professional development podcast Thirty Minute Mentors; as an expert regularly cited in national media outlets; and as an advisor, consultant, coach and board member.

Adam utilizes his professional, entrepreneurial and managerial background developed through a unique set of experiences. Adam created both the Lessons in Leadership series in Thrive Global and the Thirty Minute Mentors podcast, where he regularly elicits insights from America’s top leaders. Adam has conducted over 300 one on one interviews with leading CEOs, founders, athletes, celebrities, influencers and generals and admirals. 

Adam has also written extensively on leadership, management, entrepreneurship, marketing and sales, having authored over 70 articles published in major media outlets including Forbes, Inc. and The Huffington Post. 

Adam has worked for D.E. Shaw & Co., then the largest hedge fund in the world, and for Credit Suisse; for the strategic planning groups at William Morris Endeavor and Universal Pictures; at TWC Sports Management, a leading sports agency; and on a successful presidential primary campaign. Adam has served as the Executive Producer of Virtually Israel; as a Strategic Partner and Advisor to Here Media; and as a consultant to the LAUSD. Adam is an advisor to the accelerator Fusion LA and to several early-stage companies.

Adam graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Southern California, earning a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Political Science, and earned an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he received the UCLA Anderson Fellowship Award. Adam serves as Chairman Emeritus of the USC Alumni Entrepreneurs Network; on boards for the USC Alumni Association and the UCLA Master of Applied Statistics program; and as a founding member of the UCLA Anderson CEO Forum. A Los Angeles native and lifelong Angels fan, Adam loves sports, classic movies and TV, politics, physical fitness and backgammon.


The Veloz Group, Beverly Hills Chairs, Custom Tobacco, and Veloz Solutions. 


Adam challenges his audience to become their best selves and to become better leaders. Your attendees will learn lessons from American’s top lessons, how to lead in today’s landscape and how to better excel personally and professionally. 


Adam is quickly recognized from his feature appearances in Business Insider, FOX, U.S. News, Entrepreneur, Yahoo, HuffPost, The Daily Beast, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, INC, BuzzFeed, LA Business Journal, Success and many more networks.  


Best-selling author of 20 books including his latest, a collaboration called The Will To Win.


Adam loves sports and staying physically active. In High School he was captain of the baseball team that lose every single game his senior year. It was an early welcome to his learning how to manage failure.


Los Angeles CA 

ADAM MENDLER is available for Corporate events, Workshops, Trainings, and Seminars.