Adam Koussari-AminWashington Improv Theater
Adam Koussari-Amin is the senior manager of talent strategy and operations for Cengage, an education and technology company built for learners, serving the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide.
Before joining Cengage, Adam worked as people operations manager for Learning Objects, as well as a senior business analyst and senior HR business partner at the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC), in addition to extensive experience as a program manager within Marketing Services for MarketBridge, a sales and marketing consulting firm.
Adam has spent the majority of his career acting as an internal/external executive consultant focused on program and project management, typically operating as a project lead. Originally from NY, Adam has dual Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce and Economics from the University of Virginia. Adam is also part of the improv community, having performed for over 5 years.
Adam Koussari once came in third at a Nellie's Cherry Pie eating contest, winning a immediate nap with all of his lights and clothes on.
Adam has been a part of DC’s improv community for over seven years, taking classes at both DC Improv and WIT. He’s played in several long-standing DC troupes, including Prettier Than You and Neighbors, and was in WIT’s Harold program for over two years. He has also popped on stage for various shows and programs in DC.
Beyond performing with Ugh, you can regularly catch him managing drag brunch fundraisers and listen to him on Homosuperior, a weekly podcast about X-Men and five gay men who love them (coincidentally, not Ugh).