Chief Executive Officer
Adam Lamb has focused his career on marrying openaccess sheltering with nokill standards. Adam came to the Brandywine SPCA from Tampa, Florida, where he worked at the SPCA Florida, the Humane Society of Tampa Bay and Hillsborough County Animal Services. In 2015, the BVSPCA became the first openadmission nokill shelter in Pennsylvania. Adam took the county SPCA from a modest animal control shelter with a live release rate of 65 percent and an intake of 5,501 to whats now the Brandywine Valley SPCA, serving the entire state of Delaware and two Pennsylvania counties, with about 15,000 animals in its care per year and a live release rate of 95 percent. In 2018, the BVSPCA led Delaware to becoming the first nokill state in the nation. Recognizing the importance of keeping owned pets in their homes, Adam has also launched programs for pet retention, such as pet food assistance, free shot clinics in disadvantaged neighborhoods and humane education. Adam is the president of the Federated Humane Societies of Pennsylvania, serves on the Best Friends committee to Save Them All by 2025 and has been invited to the Petco Foundation Leadership Forum. He and his family, including his oneyearold son and two dogs, Napoleon and Alexander, live in Chads Ford, Pennsylvania.