Adam Finlayson came to Northwestern in 2001 as a web developer in University Relations, Northwesternâ€™s central marketing and communications group. In 2006 he moved to the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwesternâ€™s largest school based on student enrollment, where he started as a web developer then later became Co-Manager of Web Application Development. Currently Finlayson manages the Functional Solutions group, a team of business analysts that identify technology needs in the College and manage projects to address those needs. Outside of Northwestern Finlayson is involved in his local community. Most recently he co-founded the Grandmother Park Initiative, a successful five-year project raising money to acquire land and develop a new playground. He has a bachelor of arts in mathematics and computer science from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa.