Adam Weitsman Biography
Birthday: June 13, 1968 (Gemini)
Born In: Owego, New York, United States
Adam Weitsman is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist, who is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of Upstate Shredding – Weitsmaan Recycling. He opened Upstate Shredding in 1997, and despite major drawbacks that even landed him in jail, successfully raised the company to the level of industry leaders. It later merged with their family scrap processing company Ben Weitsman & Son in 2016, which Adam Weitsman has acquired from his dad in 2005. He won Tioga County’s 'Business of the Year' award in 2010. He was featured in the March-April 2013 issue of 'American Metal Market Magazine'. He received the 'Platts Industry Leadership Award' and the 'AMM Scrap Company of the Year' award twice in 2015 and 2016. An antique-collector, he has donated several of his stoneware to the New York State Museum in Albany. He renovated the Krebs restaurant that his wife had bought in 2010, and they donated profits from it to 16 regional nonprofit organizations in 2015. He donated $175,000 to four Boys & Girls Clubs in Owego, Binghamton, Syracuse, and Endicott in January 2019.