Joanne K. Adams oversees the operations, fundraising, marketing, public relations, and community outreach. She has worked in the thoroughbred industry for over 10 years and has twenty-five years of corporate and philanthropic work experience. Adams is the former Director of Community Relations for The New York Racing Association, Inc. She has received numerous awards for her community service volunteerism including the Nassau County Legislature's Women's History Month Trailblazer Award,  IAOTP Top Female Executive Director, the New York State Senate Liberty Award, the Garden City Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award, and she was named as one of the Unsung Heroes by The Thoroughbred Times. Adams is a graduate of Wheaton College, Norton, MA.

BCCA inspires and encourages a love of learning in our children which lays the foundation for a successful future in school.
— Joanne K. Adams