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07-15-2007

Adamson of South Burlington Receives Clarkson University's Top Award for Young Alumni

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Adamson received his bachelor of science degree in business and technical communications with distinction from Clarkson in 1992 and his master of business administration degree from Clarkson in 1993.

Since Adamson's arrival at TTI Instruments in 2002, sales have doubled from $7.5 million to about $15 million per year. TTI Instruments is now one of the fastest growing companies in Vermont and one of the top-50 companies in the state. Adamson is credited with launching and managing the company's government sales program, which saw an increase in sales from less than 5 percent to over 20 percent of total sales. adamson-woodstock-07

Adamson also started TTI's search engine optimization efforts, hiring Lindsay Wood, a 2001 Clarkson graduate, to run the program. Adamson has since looked to Clarkson for additional staff and now three Clarkson alumni are working for the company.

Adamson previously served as director of marketing at Vasa Inc. in Essex, Vt.; account manager at Alliance Data Systems in Columbus, Ohio; and Claritas in Wilton, Conn.; and director of admissions at Paul Smiths College.

Adamson lives in South Burlington with his wife, Sue Mowrer, and their two daughters, Annie and Wynne.

Clarkson University, located in Potsdam, N.Y., is a private, nationally ranked university with a reputation for developing innovative leaders in engineering, business, the sciences, health sciences and the humanities. At Clarkson, 3,000 high-ability students excel in an environment where learning is not only positive, friendly and supportive, but spans the boundaries of traditional disciplines and knowledge. Faculty achieves international recognition for their research and scholarship and connects students to their leadership potential in the marketplace through dynamic, real-world problem solving.

Photo caption: Duncan Adamson (center) receives the Woodstock Award from Clarkson University President Tony Collins (left) and Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations Steve Newkofsky.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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