Abigail (Abby) Rupp joined the Foreign Service in 1997. She has served overseas in Moldova, Ghana, Russia and Ethiopia, and in Washington in the Bureau of Consular Affairs, the Foreign Service Institute, and the Office of the Deputy Secretary of State. She began her assignment as the U.S. Consul General in Florence, Italy in July 2014.
Ms. Rupp grew up in Columbia, Maryland and Reston, Virginia. She has a bachelor’s degree in Foreign Service from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a master’s degree in Public Policy from George Washington University. She speaks Russian, Romanian, and Italian. She is married to Christopher Misciagno, a State Department Diplomatic Security Special Agent. They have three children.