(L to R) Fr. Michael Manos, Fr. Stratton Dorozenski and Theodore K. Zampetis at St. Nicholas Church in Troy, Michigan.
Thomas G. Jordan with Fr. Michael Varlamos at Assumption Church in St. Clair Shores, Michigan.
(L to R) John Sitilides, Mike Manatos, Fr. Dimitrios Antokas and Leon Andris at St. George Church in Bethesda, Maryland.
(L to R) Constantine Speliakos, Parish President, with Leadership 100 members Thomas L. Demakes and Costa Sideridis at St. George Church in Lynn, Massachusetts.
(L to R) Constance and Demetra Andrews, front, and Louis G. and Marion Malevitis, rear, at Assumption Church in Chicago.
(L to R) Dr. Nick Halikis and Chris W. Caras with daughters, Julianne and Grace, at St. Katherine Church in Redondo Beach, California.
John Payiavlas accepts Jaharis Service Award from Peggy Sotirhos Nicholson.
(L to R) Kailen Kouvas Echeverry, Kristin Kouvas DeJohn, John Payiavlas, Marisa Payiavlas and Patsy Payiavlas Kouvas.
(L to R) Andy Manatos, Mike Manatos, Catherine Stevens, Peggy Nicholson, John Payiavlas.
( L to R) Jim Pedas, Marisa Payiavlas, John Payiavlas and Ted Pedas, all members of Leadership 100.
John Payiavlas and Admiral James Stavridis, background right.
Payiavlas talks with the Greek Defense Attaché and colleague.
Leadership 100 member, Merkurios “Mike” Angeliades, with John Payiavlas.
(L to R) George Marcus, NHS Founder and Chairman and Co-Founder; George Behrakis, John Calamos, Chairman of the National Hellenic Museum, and Art Dimopoulos, NHS Executive Director, with commissioned portrait of Behrakis by Euripides Kastaris.
George and Margo Behrakis at NHS Heritage Weekend and Classic.
George Behrakis addresses NHS Heritage Weekend and Classic.
(L to R) John C. Metaxas, Metropolitan Gerasimos, Theofanis V. Economides with Nicholas J. Bouras Award,, Archbishop Demetrios, and Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis.
(L to R) Archbishop Demetrios, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo with The Patriarch Athenagoras Human Award, and Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis.
Archbishop Demetrios invests Peter G. Chiopelas.
Archbishop Demetrios invests Michael Gene Kavourias.
Archbishop Demetrios invests Peter Mesologites.
Archbishop Demetrios invests Ted Moudis.
Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit invests Christopher George Rongos.
Archbishop Demetrios invests Steve Zervoudis.
(L to R) Bishop Demetrios, Andreas Papantoniou, George Reveliotis, John P. Calamos, Sr., George Sourounis and Kostas Kapogianis.
Demetri Argyropoulos.

National Leadership 100 Sunday To Be Observed For Eighth Year

(L to R) Fr. Michael Manos, Fr. Stratton Dorozenski and Theodore K. Zampetis at St. Nicholas Church in Troy, Michigan.

 

National Leadership 100 Sunday was observed for the eighth year in parishes across the nation on October 23, 2016, the Feastday of Saint Iakovos, according to George S. Tsandikos, Leadership 100 Chairman and Theodore K. Zampetis, National Leadership 100 Sunday Chairman and National Membership Chairman.

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America and Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, issued an Encyclical on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod commemorating the observance. Parish Priests throughout the nation read the Encyclical at the Divine Liturgy. read more

John Payiavlas Honored with Jaharis Service Award At Washington Oxi Day Foundation Event

John Payiavlas accepts Jaharis Service Award from Peggy Sotirhos Nicholson.

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Leadership 100 Chairman Emeritus John A. Payiavlas was honored with the First Annual Jaharis Service Award for his service in the Korean War by the Washington Oxi Day Foundation on October 27, 2016. Michael Jaharis, who passed away in February of 2016 was a Founder of Leadership 100 and a renowned Church leader, philanthropist and business entrepreneur. Presenting the Award was the Jaharis Family Foundation Executive Director, Peggy Sotirhos Nicholson.  The ceremony took place on Capitol Hill in the Senate Armed Services Committee Room. read more

George D. Behrakis Honored at National Hellenic Society Heritage Weekend and Classic

(L to R) George Marcus, NHS Founder and Chairman and Co-Founder; George Behrakis, John Calamos, Chairman of the National Hellenic Museum, and Art Dimopoulos, NHS Executive Director, with commissioned portrait of Behrakis by Euripides Kastaris. 

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Leadership 100 Chairman Emeritus George D. Behrakis, renowned philanthropist and pharmaceutical industry entrepreneur,  was honored at the annual National Hellenic Society (NHS) “Heritage Weekend and Classic” retreat, held October 6-9 at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. His portrait, painted by artist Euripides “Rip” Kastaris, will be inducted into the permanent collection of the Greek American Story at the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago.

Along with Behrakis, the NHS honored brothers William Antholis, Director and CEO at the University of Virginia's Miller Center and Emeritus Managing Director of the Brookings Institution and Kary Antholis, HBO President of Miniseries and CINEMAX Programming and Academy Award-winning producer , and Emmy Award-winning legendary actor, John Aniston. read more

Theofanis V. Economidis Receives Nicholas J. Bouras Award, Six Leadership 100 Members Invested As Archons

(L to R) John C. Metaxas, Metropolitan Gerasimos, Theofanis V. Economides with Nicholas J. Bouras Award,, Archbishop Demetrios, and Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis.

Theofanis V. Economidis, a long-time member of Leadership 100, was honored with the 2016 "Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship" by the Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, at a special tribute dinner dance kicking off the Annual Archon Weekend at The New York Marriott Marquis on Friday, October 14, 2016. read more

John P. Calamos, Sr. Honored By The Pan Arcadian Federation Of America

(L to R) Bishop Demetrios, Andreas Papantoniou, George Reveliotis, John P. Calamos, Sr., George Sourounis and Kostas Kapogianis.

John P. Calamos, Sr., a prominent member of Leadership 100, was honored by the Pan Arcadian Federation of America (PFA) at its 73rd National Convention on October 24, 2016, for his lifetime of philanthropic contributions. He was presented with the “Panagiotis Sekeris Award” at the closing banquet in Chicago.

Calamos is the Founder, Chairman, and Global Chief Investment Officer of Naperville-based Calamos Investments, a global asset manager. He is an Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Chairman of the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago. He has long been a supporter of Greek-American organizations and causes, such as The Hellenic Initiative and the National Hellenic Society. read more

Demetri Argyropoulos Featured in Inc. Magazine

Demetri Argyropoulos

Demetri Argyropoulos, a member of Leadership 100 and the Founder and CEO of Avant Global, a business advisory firm, was featured in an article in Inc. magazine titled 7 Things That Even The Most Successful CEOs Aren't Doing by Chris Dessi, CEO of Silverback Social. read more

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