MIAMI, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Retired Air Force Colonel Rudy Moise (moy-EEZE) is a Haitian-American with an amazing success story that makes him a viable pick as U.S. Ambassador to Haiti for President-elect Donald J. Trump, the nation and Florida.
He has more than thirty years combined experience as an ambassador, physician, attorney, U.S. Air Force Reserve Colonel (Ret.) and entrepreneur that would inspire any American to be great.
After retiring from the U.S. Air Force Reserve, His Excellency Michel Martelly, President of the Republic of Haiti, appointed Moise to Ambassador at Large for Investment. Moise was responsible for working with the President, Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers, Ambassadors and Consul Generals on investment and trade opportunities for Haiti.
Moise understands how to foster and strengthen democracy, help alleviate poverty, facilitate bilateral trade and investment, and promote respect for human rights, which are just a few U.S. policy issues Trump’s top diplomat will address.
U.S. Senate on Foreign Relations Committee Testimony
In 2003, Moise testified before the United State Senate on Foreign Relations Committee about the roots of Haiti’s crisis: security, rule of law and human rights; social conditions and humanitarian concerns; and immigration. He submitted recommendations to include meaningful engagement with the US, OAS, European Union, and CARICOM; strengthening civil institutions; immigration policy; and the HERO Act.
In 2004, Moise was appointed to serve on the Commission on Haiti by Florida governor Jeb Bush.
Taking Action After the Earthquake
Dr. Moise traveled to Haiti with a Disaster Rescue Team and helped pull people from the rubble and administer medical care, saving eleven lives. When Dr. Moise returned home, he continued his work and has collected and shipped more than 300,000 donated items to Haiti.
About Dr. Moise
Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Moise was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and moved to the United States at age 17. Dr. Moise earned his medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He later earned a Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctor from the University of Miami.
Since 1984, Dr. Moise has been the President and Medical Director of Comprehensive Health Center, treating more than 25,000 people in the local community. He is also a successful businessman and was awarded the Black Business of the Year Award by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and the Community Leadership Award in 2004. In 2005, The Business Journal named Dr. Moise one of five finalists for the Best Physician of the Year Award in South Florida.
Dr. Rudy Moise’s myriad accomplishments, dedication to serving people; including his work as a physician, attorney, military man, businessman makes him living proof that Haitian immigrants can achieve the American Dream through hard work, dedication and playing by the rules.