President & Chief Operating Officer
Adam Hill is the President & Chief Operating Officer for the Scarbrough Group of Companies, a full service international and domestic transportation provider, and a U.S. and Mexican Customs Broker. The group comprises Scarbrough International, Ltd., Scarbrough Logistics, Ltd., Six Lines, Ltd., Scarbrough Transportation, LLC, Scarbrough de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Scarbrough Consulting, Inc. and Scarbrough Warehousing, Inc.
Adam is a Licensed Customs Broker, a Certified Customs Specialist, and a Certified Export Specialist. His expertise is in the area of international trade compliance, with a specific interest in U.S., Mexican and Canadian Customs regulations. Adam supports customers in the areas of supply chain optimization, duty avoidance and recovery strategies, and global trade management.
Adam joined Scarbrough in 2006 and has been assisting in its growth ever since. Most notably, Adam led Scarbrough to become one of the first twenty customs brokers in the U.S. to utilize the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). He also brought the Simplified Entry pilot program to Missouri airports, enhancing security and speed of U.S. Customs release for air freight shipments.
Adam has served as an invited speaker at local, regional, and national levels on various topics, including: ACE, the North American Free Trade Agreement, and the changing role of the customs broker. He also shares his industry expertise through Scarbrough University, a training platform that hosts webinars and seminars nationwide.
Adam is a member of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trade Support Network (TSN), where he provides input on the design of modernization projects. He also serves on the TSN eBond Committee, which developed eBond processes for implementation. Adam acts as the President of the Kansas City CSCMP Roundtable and sits on the Board of Directors for the North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO).
Adam is a proud graduate of William Jewell College, where he was first introduced to Scarbrough through a college internship. He also holds an MBA from the Fogelman College of Business & Economics at The University of Memphis.