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M Jan Rumi, Honorary Consul of Morocco in Hawaii

M Jan Rumi


Office of the Morocco Honorary Consul

1419 Sixteenth Ave

Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-4303 USA



Morocco in Hawaii

M Jan Rumi: Biographical Information

M Jan Rumi, serving as the Honorary Consul of Morocco, State of Hawaii strives to connect Moroccan government and businesses (with an emphasis to the travel and tourism related businesses) with Hawaii-based businesses and government leaders. He also wishes to use Hawaii as a gateway to connect Morocco with the continental USA as well as to the Pacific basin countries.

Prior to taking the Honorary Consul role formally, Mr Rumi served in management positions for a large State of Hawaii agency as well as private organizations in Hawaii.  He served as the senior manager and practice leader of Grant Thornton’s (www.grantthornton.com) business advisory services practice in Honolulu.  He also served as the head of the Minority Business Development Center while serving at Grant Thornton LLP.

He has over 25 years of diverse business advisory, management consulting and industry experience focusing on project management, quality assurance, information technology and operational improvement services.  He has a seasoned, diversified international background in consulting and business.

He currently co-owns and serves as the president of a management consulting business and a social services business in Hawaii.  Mr Rumi is married and has two grown sons.

Bachelor of Arts (AB) from Berea College, Kentucky, USA; Master of Science (MS) from Purdue University, Indiana, USA, in computer sciences with a minor in business.

Professional and Trade Organization Affiliations
Mr Rumi is a current member of the Hawaii Society of CPAs.  He served as an active member of the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Hawaii Chamber of Commerce.  He is the ex-chair for the Membership Committee of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Honolulu chapter.  He also served as treasurer of the Hawaii Corporate End User Support Group and chairperson of the Hawaii Society of CPAs’ (HSCPA) Management Consulting Services Committee.

As the immediate past Business Advisory Services (BAS) practice leader of the Grant Thornton, Honolulu office, Jan is closely networked with all major Hawaii professional and business organizations.  In addition, he has worked closely with local government agencies and is a member of “Who’s Who” of American Professionals.

Civic and Community Related Experience
Jan is intensely involved with a multitude of civic, community and non-governmental organizations.  He currently serves as the zone chair of the Hawaii Lion Clubs and director of Lions Club of Honolulu www.honolululions.org, treasurer of Read To Me International www.readtomeintl.org, and president of Wisdom Factors International www.wisdomfactors.com.  He is the co-author of Wising Up – A Youth Guide to Good Living. www.wisingup.com.  He contributes to local newspaper articles of interest and is an invited interviewee for Hawaii Public Radio.

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Date last updated:  19 November 2009