Adam Weitsman is CEO of Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling, the largest privately held scrap metal recycling company in the East. Headquartered in Owego, it operates in 17 locations and earns more than $1 billion annually. Weitsman is also a restaurateur, owning a large number of restaurants in central New York. In 2021, Weitsman founded Viridium, a cryptocurrency mining farm planned for several locations throughout the state, and got involved as a partner/advisor to Nushama.
An avid art collector and philanthropist, Weitsman is a known supporter of Syracuse basketball and Jim & Juli Boeheim Foundation, recently committing $1 million to charities. He is a long-time Boys & Girls Club donor, and founder of Southern Tier Tuesdays—he and his daughter Clover award weekly $2,000 grants to Southern Tier-based nonprofits—among other philanthropy efforts.