Gelb, Adam Barnet was born on May 31, 1965 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Leslie H. and Judith Gelb.
Bachelor, University Virginia, 1987. Master in Public Policy, Harvard University, 1994.
Staff writer The Atlanta Journal Constitution, 1987-1991. Conglomerate fellow American Political Science Association, Washington, 1991-1992. Professional staff United States Senate Judicial Committee, 1994-1995.
Policy director Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Annapolis, Maryland, 1995-2000. Executive vice president, chief operating officer PSComm, LLC, Rockville, 2000-2001. Executive director Georgia Governor's Commission on Certainty in Sentencing, Atlanta, 2001—2003.
Chief probation officer Fulton Company Juvenile Court, since 2003.