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SUBJECT: Ambassadorial Nomination: Certificate of
Demonstrated Competence — Foreign Service
Act, Section 304(a)(4)

POST: Kingdom of Belgium

CANDIDATE: Michael M. Adler

Michael M. Adler is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Adler Group, Inc., one of South Florida’s largest real estate companies. Adler has played a significant role in the growth and development of South Florida as a major center for international trade, where he developed one of the region’s largest corporate parks. Adler Group, Inc., formed in 1978, offers services in real estate development, construction, brokerage and leasing and property management. Adler has significant mixed use multifamily development projects and commercial real estate holdings throughout the Southeastern United States. Adler is a civic and community leader and has held key leadership roles in many charities and non-profit organizations. Adler served as Chairman of Mount Sinai Medical Center where he currently sits on the Board of Trustees, President of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation where he was able to serve as a representative at the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and as former Vice Chairman of Florida International University’s Board of Trustees. His extensive business and management experience, coupled with his leadership skills, makes him a well-qualified candidate to be the U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium.

Adler is a long-standing resident of Miami and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Miami. He is the recipient of the David Ben-Gurion Award from Israel Bonds and the Stanley C. Meyers Leadership Award from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

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