Belmont Haydel’s experience include accounting, military, diplomacy, higher education, and teaching. He holds a Ph.D. in Organization Theory and International Business Administration from North Texas State University and New York University. He attended the University of Mexico, studying Spanish and Mexican culture. His additional studies include Latin American economics, commercial affairs, and Portuguese at the US Foreign Service Institute. He was graduated from the American Institute for Foreign Trade. Haydel is a retired US Army Major. He was appointed by Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, serving in US posts in Latin America, in commercial and economic affairs. He was a protocol officer at the Meeting of Chiefs of States of the Western Hemisphere (Alliance for Progress), in Uruguay. He was executive director of a USAID-funded project at the Inter-American Center, Loyola University of New Orleans, training potential Latin American leaders in economics and social sciences, along with sensitivity training. He has lectured for the Organization of American States and was visiting professor of International Business at Latin American universities and Thunderbird- the American Institute for Foreign Trade. He is Professor Emeritus of Rider University, honored with a student academic scholarship in his name. Haydel has written significant articles in leading professional journals, along with books on his French and German ancestries, including his autobiography, titled A Rendezvous with my Professional Destiny. Haydel’s literary works are displayed in American universities. He is recipient of many awards, including a medallion from President Lyndon B. Johnson for his service and Fulbright Awards for lecturing in Jordan and Uruguay.