Councilmember Adam Polter

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Adam Polter, Councilmember polter headshot small

Place 2, At-Large
Elected November 2020 
Term Expires May 2023
972-466-4235 (VM)
P.O. Box 110535
Carrollton, Texas 75011-0535


Background and Education

Councilmember Adam Polter, a 3rd generation Texan who grew up in Dallas, moved to Carrollton in 2002.  He earned his Bachelor of Science in Technical Management from Devry University and has earned numerous technology-related certifications during his decades long IT career.  More recently, Councilmember Polter graduated from Leadership Metrocrest and the more regional Leadership North Texas program.

Public Service
Councilmember Polter was elected to the Carrollton City Council in November 2020.  Prior to serving on Council, Councilmember Polter served a two-year term on Carrollton’s Parks & Rec Board, including a year as the liaison to the Capital Improvements Plan Advisory Committee (CIPAC).  A regular volunteer at the Metrocrest Services food pantry, Councilmember Polter also donates his time to the North Texas Food Bank, Metro Relief, a mobile outreach to DFW’s homeless community, and he also worked extensively with the United Way of Metro Dallas and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County.  Councilmember Polter is also a proud U.S. Army combat veteran.

Professional and Personal
Councilmember Polter’s last role was as Senior Director, Technology Services at Rouse Properties, a nationwide retail property management and development company based in New York.  While there, he lead the team responsible for IT operations, infrastructure, and security, supporting 42 mall locations and two corporate offices.  Prior to Rouse, Councilmember Polter spent thirteen years in various IT roles at Aviall Services, a Boeing company, and before that he spent nine years with United Parcel Service in both supervisory and technical positions.  Councilmember Polter is also an avid distance cyclist and golfer, who may frequently be found playing one of the two courses at Carrollton’s own Indian Creek Golf Club.