Yuri Adams

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102.38% Raised
$4,095.00 donated of $4,000.00 goal
62 Donors
Campaign has ended

Yuri Adams is a born and raised Virginian and has lived in Williamsburg for 9 years. Since 2017, she has served as the City of Williamsburg Economic Development Specialist. In this capacity, she manages the department’s Business Retention & Expansion program, acting as staff liaison between the City of Williamsburg and its existing businesses. Additionally, she manages all Economic Development social media and newsletter, administrates the Economic Development Authority grant programs and incentive packages, and maintains the Williamsburg Wayfinder app and the Yes Williamsburg website. She serves on several regional economic development initiatives including The Home-Based Business Resource Fair & Conference and Start Peninsula, an annual entrepreneurial pitching competition.

Yuri’s community involvement includes serving as Chair for ASPIRE Young Professionals of the Williamsburg Business Council, serving as executive secretary on the board of the Occasion for the Arts, and volunteering on the Business Council’s Economic Growth Committee. Yuri is a proud member of the LEAD Greater Williamsburg Class of 2019.

Yuri is also: a self-proclaimed Origami Aficionado, craft beer lover (her husband is a brewer at the Virginia Beer Company), obsessor over all things Hello Kitty, and she is also very bad at trivia. In her free time, she enjoys eating tacos and sushi (not necessarily at the same time), playing board games, watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer reruns and hanging out with her Australian Shepherd Quinn.

Yuri is dancing with Robert Bruntz.
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Comments 37

  1. Good luck, Yuri! We’re proud of you and cheering you on from the Big Easy!! Love – Danielle and Evan

  2. So proud of you, Yuri, and all that you do for the community.! I’m very happy to support your efforts, knowing that they make a meaningful impact in the lives of so many and strengthen our community!!

  3. Yuri and Elise told about their commitment to this cause at the Historic Triangle Group breakfast last week and happy to support them and the cause!

  4. Yuri – Can’t wait to see you on the stage! Here’s to helping you reach your goal – now more than halfway there!

  5. I am so proud of you for doing this. It’s just one of the many ways that give back to our community. You are such a bright shining star already, this is a perfect fit for you! Much love!

  6. Loved talking with you yesterday about your fundraising efforts and dance practice, Yuri. You make your alma mater proud, and I look forward to seeing what you and Robert have cooked up for us.

  7. I’m so proud of you for stepping out of your comfort zone to give back to such fantastic community organizations. YOU GO GIRL!!!

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