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Trudy and Paul Cejas
COURTESY JACKSON HEALTH FOUNDATION

Trudy and Paul Cejas

Miami Beach

Investments (PLC Investments)

Postwar and contemporary art, especially Zero

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COURTESY JACKSON HEALTH FOUNDATION

A certified public accountant, Paul Cejas was the founder of CareFlorida Health Systems, the largest Hispanic-owned healthcare company in the United States, which he sold in 1994. Now he is the chairman and CEO of PLC Investments, which manages extensive holdings, ranging from real estate to venture capital, and he has the title of Honorable attached to his name, having served as U.S. ambassador to Belgium at the end of Bill Clinton’s presidency. He and his wife, Trudy, have owned some impressively lavish (read: eight-figure) properties in South Florida over the years, which they have filled with modern and contemporary art, specifically Latin American, European, and American. Among the artists they have collected are Thomas Houseago, Fernando Botero, Guillermo Kuitca, and Rufino Tamayo. The pair have funded philanthropic projects throughout Florida, and Paul has served on the boards of the Miami Art Museum, the Smithsonian, the Tate, and the University of Miami.

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