Adam Banakus performing Guan Dao.

Adam Banakus was born in upstate New York but, primarily raised in Novato, CA. Adam has lived in various parts of the country including the South, North East and West Coast. Additionally, he received an MBA from Boston College’s graduating with Distinction focusing in Asset Management and also graduated Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University receiving a B.A. in both Economics and Mathematics. Banakus has a small number of interests that he has dedicated many years of his life to improving. Paramount of these interests in Martial Arts, which he began training at the age of 4. Since then he has studied Northern Shaolin Kung Fu, Praying Mantis Kung Fu, Okinawan Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Tang Soo Do and some grappling arts. Adam lives in San Rafael with his wife, Stacy, and they both enjoy traveling. Adam Banakus currently leads the FP&A organization at Narvar Inc.

Adam Banakus and Sifu Scott Jensen

October 20th, 2018 Mr. Adam Banakus has earned a Black Sash in Northern Shaolin Kung Fu. Congratulations!!