Adrian McInnis

Adrian McInnis

Career Interests

Finance, banking, investing, ecosystem valuation, and decision analysis. 

Employment Sought:
Permanent Position


Masters Environmental Management, 2018
Nicholas School of The Environment
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Classes- Resource Economics, Microeconomics, Intermediate Finance, Statistics
Bachelors of Arts, December 2015
Furman University, Greenville SC
Major:  Business & Administration/ Environmental Management
Classes - Management Block Studies Program (Accounting, Finance, Operations, Marketing, Business Statistics, Strategy, & Human Resources) Proficient in: Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint.

Professional Experience

Staff Assistant, University Center Activities & Events Business & Finance
I help manage over 600 student group accounts by reconciling period balance sheets. I also help clear checks and ensure proper accounts are charged based off of their financial intent. 

Volunteer Intern, Nature Conservancy
Though I wasn’t in the office with the main stakeholders on a daily basis, I participated in stakeholder meetings and voiced my opinion on business decisions when asked. I gathered research on international water codes, standards, and regulations and compiled these results in a report to help Louisiana formulate their own state water code. Spring 2016

Fellow, Green Ribbon Advisory Council Building & Energy Usage
With limited help, I pushed my agenda throughout the Greenville SC city hall and other companies, scheduled appointments with professionals of the International Green Construction Codes (IGCC) and determined potential options to incentivize the city government of Greenville, SC to adopt the IGCC 2015; examined opportunities and constraints for adopting the International Green Construction Code (IGCC) for all city building projects, and developed my own analysis of the viability of adopting the IGCC. I created great relationships within the city and very much-appreciated working under the public sector. Summer 2015

Student Employee, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
I helped with administrative work around the office, collected field data for computational analysis. I worked on conservation field efforts for deer, alligator, turkey, duck, dove, and native plant populations within the southeastern region of Louisiana. Summer 2014

Furman Men’s Soccer Team
This was the toughest job of my career and may always be. Given minimal time to worry about other things, I had to budget my time, social life, work, and faith. I learned how to effectively and efficiently satisfy all parts of my life and maintain a 3.2 GPA at one of the most rigorous universities in the nation. Learned how to carry out my work while also being responsible for the perfection of my teammates work on and off the field. 2011- Fall 2015

President, Forestry and Environmental Management
Helped manage a board of 7 individuals to represent the entire Nicholas School of the Environment in student orientation activities. Created a budget and schedule to fund 12 events throughout the year and ensure a growing fund based off of ticket and membership fees. Led weekly meetings and created agendas to ensure progress in our endeavors. 2016-2018

President, Student Association of Wetland Scientist (SAWS)
Represented SAWS on varying student group events to help advocate for wetland mitigation and restoration. Helped raise awareness of the economics importance of wetlands in a coastal economic society and the myriad other benefits associated with them. 2016-2018

Additional Information

GIS, Microsoft Access, Beginner Python, 

I've worked in 2 government positions and 3 private organizations. I enjoy making decisions based off of dollars and cents and excel in quantitative matters. 


cost-benefit analysis

Graduation Date

May 2018

Additional Resources



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Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Federal Government
State / Local Government