Natasha Adams serves as the executive assistant to the executive director of NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) and the associate executive director of knowledge management. In addition to her duties providing administrative support to the executive office, she also is responsible for the logistical management of the IES advisory board, IES core team, IES strategic management team, NCMEP advisory team. She also serves as co-chair of the employee engagement team. Prior to coming to IES, Natasha worked as a program coordinator for UNC Kenan-Flagler College of Business’ MBA Online Program. Her experience in higher education spans over eight years, with multiple roles in administration, program and curriculum planning and event management at several top tier institutions.