THOMAS G. ABRAHAM
Chairman of the Board, Anthony R. Abraham Foundation
Thomas G. Abraham is a nationally recognized business entrepreneur and civic leader. He is the son of the late Genevieve and Anthony R. Abraham who was the last living member of the founding members of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, founded by Danny Thomas. Mr. Thomas G. Abraham’s father, Anthony R. Abraham, was the honorary consul of Lebanon in Miami for over three decades. He was a founding member of Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church on Coral Way in Miami. He received numerous awards and recognitions through the years including The Ellis Island Medal of Honor, the Syrian-Lebanese–American “Man of the Year”, and the National Order of the Cedar from the Lebanese Government.
Thomas Abraham currently serves as President/Partner in the following family enterprises AA Miami Group, Ltd., TATM Tampa Group, Ltd., ANAB and A.R.A. Group. He has served with distinction for more than thirty years in senior executive roles as President, officer and partner in numerous successful family-owned and operated businesses founded by Anthony R. Abraham in the automotive and insurance industries including, Anthony Abraham Chevrolet Co., Ltd., Miami; Anthony Abraham Oldsmobile Inc., Miami; Anthony Abraham Buick-GMC Truck, Inc., Miami; Abraham Chevrolet Company, Inc. Tampa; American Risk Assurance Company; Florida Leasing & Rental Co., Inc; Florida Life Insurance Company, and Coral Premium Finance Co., Inc.
Anthony R. Abraham and his late wife Genevieve devoted their lives to helping others through the Anthony R. Abraham Foundation founded in 1976. Thomas G. Abraham currently serves as Chairman and has made numerous trips to Lebanon in support of the foundation’s work in the past decades. The foundation has provided millions to numerous worthy causes, for over 30 years in Lebanon. Among those organizations in Lebanon are The Genevieve Abraham School of Nursing, The Lebanese Hospital-Geitawi, The School for the Blind and Deaf, The Spastic Center, and The Crèche St. Vincent de Paul, Lebanese American University, The Lebanese Order of the Night s of Malta, Beirut Marathon, The Rene Moawad Foundation, Little Sisters of Nazareth, Catholic Near East Welfare Association, and many others.
Mr. Thomas G. Abraham also serves as a member of the Board of these organizations: Camillus Health and House Concern, CityYear, Emeritus Board Member for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Lebanese American University, APEAL, SEAL, Rene Moawad Foundation, and Beirut Marathon Association. While achieving national recognition as an innovator in the automotive dealer industry, Mr. Abraham also achieved widespread acclaim for his
vision and cultural commitment to contemporary artists in Founding Miami’s not-for-profit StarArt Foundation which has provided extensive support for a multitude of civic events and organizations including: Grammy’s MusiCares Foundation, Panther Poster Project for the Miami Herald charities, South Florida Botero Sculpture exhibit, The America’s Cup, Swatch Watch Summit of the Americas, Hurricane Relief Effort, American Airlines Miami Mile, Miracle Rock, and The MOVADO Watch for the Benefit of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and UNICEF, among numerous other initiatives.