Adam Snyder is a cider enthusiast from Cary, North Carolina. He works and uses his cider knowledge as a server at The Angus Barn in Raleigh, North Carolina. He chose to become a Certified Pommelier™ to add to the expertise of beverage professionals in his workplace, to learn more and master a topic he has a passion for, and to increase interest in cider in the beverage community and in the younger generation. Adam loves North Carolina agriculture and he believes the local ciders are great representations of its products and industry. The cider industry aligns with his current major in Agriculture Business Management at North Carolina State University. He has been able to see the cider industry through an academic lens and hopes to apply that knowledge in growing the cider industry.