Brendan Adams

Junior Board Member, Guadalupe and Lilia Martinez Foundation

Brendan Adams, is a sophomore at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He is majoring Mass Communications with a focus in broadcasting production with a minor is sports media. He is a junior board member of the Guadalupe and Lilia Martinez Foundation, and was a former leadership team member for Youth Philanthropy Connect. He is also the Vice President of Member Development in the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.


CANCELLED – Supporting Young Leaders & Next-gen to Develop Philanthropic Identities

Posted on January 14, 2021 by Ashton Kao, Marshall Hill, Thalie Waters, Duncan McLaren, Brendan Adams

*CANCELLED: Given that a majority of our speakers are in Texas with snow and major power outages, we have cancelled this webinar. We are wishing our speakers well during the storms.* Family members of all ages strive to balance their individual identities—who they want to be and what they stand for—with their connection to their family’s identity, values, and culture… Read More
Voices from the Field

Junior Board in Action: the Guadalupe and Lilia Martinez Foundation

Posted on July 11, 2016 by Brendan Adams, Youth Philanthropy Connect

NCFP just returned from Youth Philanthropy Connect's (YPC) annual conference where we presented on our 2015 Trends Study in Family Philanthropy study. One of the members of the YPC leadership team, Brendan Adams, is featured below. Brendan and his cousin Nadia make up the Junior Board at the Guadalupe and Lilia Martinez Foundation… Read More

Changemakers: National networks engaging next gen philanthropic leaders

Posted on March 17, 2016 by Andrea Zucker, Biz Ghormley, Brendan Adams, Iris Brilliant, Manuela Arciniegas, Mary Galeti, Rebecca Balter, Katie Scott

Family foundation boards are expected to see a period of unprecedented change over the next few years, with a new generation of philanthropists poised to take over leadership roles. It's more important than ever that we provide emerging philanthropic leaders with a variety of networking opportunities and resources to allow them to effectively address the most pressing social issues… Read More