Adam Wehrenberg is an assistant vice president in the Secure Payments group, responsible for developing and implementing key elements of the Fed’s strategy for payment security. Adam’s primary focus is on synthetic identity fraud and internal governance. Prior to joining Secure Payments, Adam was the Bank’s director of business continuity and resilience, responsible for coordinating Bank-wide contingency planning and facilitating crisis management processes. Adam has also played a key role in advancing the Federal Reserve System’s strategy to enhance operational resilience and crisis management capability across the Reserve Banks.
Before joining the Bank, Adam was a project director in the City of Boston’s Office of Emergency Management, where he led a planning program to prepare for low-probability, high-consequence catastrophic events. This included developing the nation’s first regional framework to integrate public safety and IT personnel in response to critical cyber disruptions.
Adam received an M.B.A from Boston University and a B.A. in Political Science from Stonehill College.