Accidental Politician

Adam Hattersley had no intentions of becoming a politician… but that is exactly what happened.

In his break-out book, Adam describes the events that led up to his running for office and his unexpected victory. The book is a fun read that takes the reader on the ride along with Adam as he learns more about state politics than he would ever have expected to learn.

Adam Hattersley- The Author and Politican

About the Author

Adam Hattersley earned B.S.E. and M.S.E. degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, and spent eight years as a nuclear submarine officer in the United States Navy. In honor of his father who volunteered for a tour in Vietnam while in the Army, Adam volunteered during the height of the Iraq War and was deployed on the ground with a U.S. Army unit, receiving the Bronze Star for his service.

 Adam completed his Navy service as an electrical engineering instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He then moved to Riverview, Florida in 2009 where he worked for a Fortune 500 company for seven years relying on his data-driven background to lead a team responsible for training and managing hundreds of skilled technicians all over the world. In 2016, Adam and his wife, Christie, opened a promotions business helping other small businesses market themselves.

 In 2018, after more than a decade as a registered independent voter, Adam sought and won a seat in the Florida Legislature as a Democrat. Focusing on issues that matter to people across our community, Adam served in the Florida House of Representatives where he fought to lower health care costs, protect victims of sexual assault, honor the service that veterans have made to our country and protect public education.

Adam Hattersley is a member of the Selective Service Board and is an internationally certified judge for Men’s Gymnastics. He has represented the United States at competitions and events on four continents.