Growing up in Chicago is where Adrianne learned to be of service to others. Being the youngest of four, her parents instilled strong family values and ethics and the importance of being a good servant. Adrianne’s father held two jobs, a Chicago Police Officer and a Brakeman at the Railroad while her mother was a stay at home parent and volunteered in the community. They taught the family to help others in needs when possible. After relocating to Phoenix, Arizona she worked at her parents’ restaurant for 11 years before moving to Atlanta, Georgia to fulfill her dream of becoming a Firefighter. Adrianne has been in the fire service for 26 years in both operations and administration. She is currently a Fire Captain/EMT and serving as the Health and Safety Officer with DeKalb County Fire Rescue in DeKalb County, GA. She also serves on the Outreach Ministry at her church Neriah where they provide goods and services to those in need. When she is not working she enjoys serving the under privileged community, exercising and spending time with her husband who retired as the Fire Director from the City of Newark, New Jersey. Adrianne says “Even though God did not bless me to birth children, I am a “bonus” mom to four children, six grandchildren and ….one great grandchild”! Her hobbies are traveling, sports, reading, exercise and spending time with family and loved ones.
Adrianne has furthered her education with a Bachelor’s Degree in Multidisciplinary Studies and a Master’s Degree in Performance Improvements. She is continuing develop and prepare herself for future promotions.