Elaine Adams has been practicing Rheumatology for more than two decades and received her training at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Additionally, she maintains affiliations with multiple hospitals within the area.
Dr. Sobel is also a member of the American College of Rheumatology and Illinois State Medical Society, providing treatment to individuals suffering from arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma and systemic lupus erythematosis.
Early Life and Education
Elaine Adams was raised in Lake Orion, Michigan where she enjoyed watching sports, sewing, ceramics and card making.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, as well as being Bill Adams’s beloved wife. Her absence will be deeply felt by many.
Teacher by profession, she was also an enthusiastic lifelong learner who always sought to assist others. As an active supporter of local schools, Ridgewater College and Willmar Area Community Foundation she took great joy in witnessing young women taking up leadership roles.
Elaine Adams has been practicing public accounting since 1986, providing tax, audit and advisory services to closely held businesses. With her close and personal approach to clients and an in-depth background in bonding and banking issues, Elaine can effectively and creatively advise them on various financial matters.
Outside of her professional endeavors, she was an active family member with an extended circle of friends and relatives whom she considered part of her extended family. She took great pride in raising three grandchilden including an expecting one; spending quality time with them was one of her many pastimes in her free time. Her adoration for them was evident; taking pride in everything they had achieved together was one of her proudest moments; the highlight of which was celebrating their 60th birthdays together as one memorable family!
Achievement and Honors
Elaine Adams had an accomplished teaching career and was active in her community, serving on the College Foundation Board and having her family endow a scholarship in her memory for students attending Willmar High School who demonstrate academic excellence.
Adams serves as Senior Education Coordinator at the University of South Florida and frequently offers guidance to residency coordinators and physicians affiliated with USF residency programs. For her dedication, she has won several awards.
She served as therapeutic recreation coordinator for the City of Chattanooga. Through this work, she established many partnerships between community organizations and national partners that assist those with physical disabilities in participating in outdoor activities.
Elaine Adams was an adoring wife and mother who always provided support to her loved ones. Additionally, her caring nature enabled her to lend assistance to friends and strangers alike with no judgmental attitudes attached.
She had an interest in art and loved traveling to various museums and galleries. Additionally, she was active in her community by assisting others and doing her part to make it better.
She served in the Navy as a Senior Enlisted Leader, earning numerous awards and decorations along the way – such as being presented the Army Achievement Medal as well as Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals. Now based out of San Diego, California.
Elaine Hendrix began her professional career in Oak Ride, Tennessee as a model and dancer before moving to Los Angeles in 1992 where she began acting on film and television projects such as Last Dance and The Parent Trap. Additionally she has collaborated with companies such as Nike, Mattel, Levi’s and Sun Microsystems and has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.
Adams amassed her fortune through both professional success and charitable involvement. She currently sits on the board of Pets 90210 as an advocate for animal rights; additionally she speaks out on their behalf at In Defense of Animals events and graduated Loyola University Chicago with a BA.