The Founder

Thomas G. Abraham

StarArt Foundation Founder & Chairman

“Sports, music, and the arts have a powerful influence on the community and the world at large.” – Thomas G. Abraham, StarArt Foundation Founder and Chairman

Thomas G. Abraham is a Lebanese American business entrepreneur, civic leader, and philanthropist. He was born in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1952 and was adopted from the Crèche of St. Vincent at the age of four. He is the adopted son of the late Genevieve and Anthony R. Abraham, a successful entrepreneur, generous philanthropist, and the honorary consul of Lebanon in Miami for over three decades.

Thomas G. Abraham lives in Miami, FL, USA. He attended the University of Miami and the University of Denver in the 1970s before embarking upon his business and philanthropic endeavors.

He achieved widespread acclaim for his vision and cultural commitment to contemporary artists, in founding Miami’s not-for-profit StarArt Foundation in 1992, which works on projects to support civic and charity events and organizations through collaborations in sports, music, and arts.

In addition to his work on the StarArt Foundation, he currently serves as Chairman of The Beirut Foundation which he founded in 2021, as well as the Chairman of the Anthony R. Abraham Foundation, founded in 1976 by his parents who devoted their lives to helping others. Thomas G. Abraham also serves as president and partner in several family enterprises.

He serves as a Board Member of these charities: Camillus Health and House Concern, City Year, the Lebanese American University, Rene Moawad Foundation, Beirut Marathon Association, and American Task Force for Lebanon; and he is an Emeritus Board Member for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Thomas G. Abraham is committed to continuing to search out those endeavors that will help empower those in need. One of his most recent projects is the “Help Us Rise” relief initiative managed by The Beirut Foundation and supported by the Anthony R. Abraham Foundation. Help Us Rise aims to aid those who were affected by the third-largest explosion in history which devastated the heart and soul of the city of Beirut on the 4th of August 2020.