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Abe Joseph Moses

Abe Joseph Moses, American financial planner, consultant. Ford Foundation fellow Johns Hopkins University, 1955, Barr Foundation fellow, 1955-1957, Amherst College fellow in International Relations, 1955-1957, Barr Foundation fellow, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1955-1957; Obed Finch Slingerland award, Amherst College, Massachusetts.


  • Moses, Abe Joseph was born on July 15, 1931 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Mohammed Mustapha and Fatima (Merriam) Moses.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Amherst College, 1955. Master of Arts in International Affairs, Johns Hopkins University, 1957.


    • Legislation aide Sen. J.F. Kennedy, 1955-1957. Goodwill Ambassador to Middle East and South Asia, 1957.

      Foreign service officer Department State, 1960-1965. Vice president, general manager Libyan Desert Oil Corporation, Texfel Petroleum Corporation, Tripoli, Libya, 1965-1967. Vice president administration, finance Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Libya, 1967-1970.

      Vice president finance, director Northrop Corporation, 1970-1974. Chairman Transworld Trade Ltd., Washington, since 1971. Vice president, managing director world advisory group Chase Manhattan Bank, 1974-1980.

      President Berkshire Properties, 1976-1995. President, chief operating officer, Grolier International, Inc., Danbury, Connecticut, 1980-1982. Chief Executive Officer, director Galadari Brothers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1982-1986.

      International business and finance consultant Traxol, since 1986. Finance consultant Government Costa Rica, 1986-1989. Chairman Aviation Systems Corporation, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1974, Dillon International, Akron, Ohio, since 1986.

      Member board directors Near East Foundation New York City, since 1977. Managing director Sheraton Suites Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, since 1990. Owner's representative Monarch Sheraton Hotel, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1993-1995.

      Board directors, vice president Morgan Freeport Company, Hudson, Ohio. Board directors Seeds of Peace, Washington. General partner BPM Ltd.

      Partnership, since 1995. Board directors owners advisory board Starwood Hotels and Resorts, since 2005. Board director ETRA Corporation, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, since 2005.

      From 1st lieutenant to captain United States Air Force, 1956-1960.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    President, board directors Riverside Comty. Urban Redevelopment Corporation. Member executive committee, board directors Near East Foundation, New York City, since 1975.

    President Riverfront Center Association, Cuyahoga Falls, 1992-1995. Board directors Gulfcoast Radio Partners, 1997-1999, Capitol City Radio Partners, 1998-2000, Indiana Radio Partners, Monroe (Louisiana) Radio members, LLC, Commonwealth Opera Company, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2002^. Board director N. American Owners Advisory Board, 2005-2007.

    Member of Association Starwood Franchise Owners North America (board directors since 2004).



    Art, oriental carpet, flying.


    • Married Donna C. Moses (deceased 1987). Children: James Douglas, John C., Peter J. Married Mary Jo Morris, August 25, 2001.
    • father: Mohammed Mustapha Moses
    • mother: Fatima (Merriam) Moses
    • spouses: Donna C. Moses
    • Mary Jo Morris
    • children: James Douglas Moses
    • John C. Moses
    • Peter J. Moses
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    • 1955
      Amherst College
    • 1957
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1955 - 1957
      Legislation aide Sen. J.F. Kennedy
    • 1957
      Goodwill Ambassador, to Middle East and South Asia
    • 1960 - 1965
      foreign service officer, Department State
    • 1965 - 1967
      vice president, Libyan Desert Oil Company
      Tripoli, Liban-Nord, Lebanon
    • 1965 - 1967
      general manager, Libyan Desert Oil Company
      Tripoli, Liban-Nord, Lebanon
    • 1967 - 1970
      vice president, administration
    • 1970 - 1974
      vice president, Northrop Corporation
    • 1970 - 1974
      director, Northrop Corporation
    • 1971
      chairman, Transworld Trade Limited
      Washington, United States
    • 1974 - 1980
      vice president, world advisory group Chase Manhattan Bank
    • 1974 - 1980
      managing director, world advisory group Chase Manhattan Bank
    • 1976 - 1995
      president, Berkshire Properties
    • 1980 - 1982
      Danbury, Texas, United States
    • 1982 - 1986
      Chief Executive Officer, Galadari Brothers
      Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    • 1982 - 1986
      director, Galadari Brothers
      Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    • 1986
      intern, ational business and finance consultant Traxol
    • 1986 - 1989
      finance consultant, Government Costa Rica
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