John Adcock has worked in many facets of government on the local, state and federal levels. He worked as a land use planner for multiple local governments in North Carolina, the Department of Defense in Washington, D.C. and as a member of the N.C. House of Representatives.
He has also served on various local transportation-related committees and on various boards, including the board of directors for the Triangle Community Coalition and Capital Area Preservation.
The Wake County native was first introduced to the transportation industry while earning his bachelor's degree at Appalachian State University. He went on to earn a master's degree from the Catholic University of America and a law degree at the University of Memphis School of Law.
Adcock and his wife, Cara, live in Holly Springs and have two children, Jacob, and Sofia.