Adrian began his career working for IDOT District Five in 1980 as an Engineering Technician. He received his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign in 1987. He worked for the District until December 2012. After leaving the Department he worked for the Champaign County Highway Department and then a central Illinois engineering firm. He was appointed as the Vermilion County Engineer February 1, 2018.
Established on January 18, 1826, Vermilion County is named after the Vermilion River, the principal branches of which flow through the County.