Patrick Moffett

Pat Moffett served as Vice President, Global Logistics & Customs Compliance at VOXX International Corp. from 1980 to 2017.  He began his career in the Bill of Lading department for an ocean cargo carrier at just 17 years old.

After serving in the U.S. Army for 2 years including 14 months in Vietnam, Pat re-entered the business world and held positions as Direct Import Manager at J.C. Penney and Director of Transportation for LaFayette Electronics before joining VOXX (formally Audiovox) in 1980. In 1982 Pat founded and served as chairman of the Long Island Import-Export Association until 2017. The goal of the association is to help manufacturers, importers, exporters and start-up companies expand their knowledge of international trade.

Moffett has received many awards throughout his career.  He was named Man of the Year US Customs Columbia Association, Long Island International Executive of the Year and the Alzheimer’s Association Humanitarian of the Year among others.

Pat is the author of the critically acclaimed book Fortunate Solider about his service during the Vietnam War—one of the few comedies ever written about the conflict. Moffett’s second book, Ice Cream in the Cupboard about his family's struggle with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. This book has also been translated into Spanish and Chinese.

 

In 2019, Pat brought his book to life with the award-winning film Ice Cream in the Cupboard, which can be viewed on Amazon and many other platforms
 

Pat is currently producing the audio book for Ice Cream in the Cupboard with Punch Audio. It is set to release February, 2022.
 

Pat’s short story, The Homecoming, about his return from Vietnam in June, 1969 coming soon. Distribution to be announced.
 

Pat continues to raise awareness and provide support for caregivers and diagnosed individuals. 
 

Pat is a resident of Great Neck, New York where he has lived for the past 45 years. 
 

​Pat Moffett Accomplishments, Awards & Recognition

  • Vice President, International Logistics & Government Compliance, Voxx International Corp. 1980 to 2017

  • Highly Decorated Vietnam Veteran

  • Lifetime Member Vietnam Veterans of America

  • Lifetime Member 101st Airborne Division Association

  • Chairman & Founder, Long Island Import-Export Association, 1982 to 2017

  • Long Island International Executive of the Year 1998

  • Top 20 Logistics Executives in the United States, 2002

  • Author, Fortunate Soldier 2003

  • Author, Ice Cream in the Cupboard 2008 (Translated into Spanish 2011)

  • Man of the Year—U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Columbia Association 2012

  • Tikkum Olam Award—Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center, 2012

  • Humanitarian of the Year—Alzheimer’s Association, Humanitarian of the Year, 2014

  • Person of the Year—Nassau County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, 2017

  • Spotlight Caregiver Advocate—Long Island Alzheimer's & Dementia Center, 2021