George S. Tsandikos, Chairman, far left, and Archbishop Demetrios with recipients of Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Award for Excellence, left to right, James S. Chanos, Gus Kalaris, Jonathan Jackson, and Dr. Anthony S. Papadimitriou, at Grand Banquet of 26th Annual Leadership 100 Conference.
Archbishop Demetrios and George S. Tsandikos present Founders edition of Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Award for Excellence to Stephen G. Yeonas, as Thelma Yeonas looks on, at Grand Banquet of 26th Annual Leadership 100 Conference.
Archbishop Demetrios conducts Bible Study at 26th Annual Leadership 100 Conference.
(Left to right) George S. Tsandikos, Leadership 100 Chairman with Arthur C. Anton, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, John A. Payiavlas, Chairman Emeritus and Charles H. Cotros, Chairman Emeritus.
Ionian Village Damage.
Michael Psaros presented with Homeric Award by Chian Federation officers and members. (photo credit: Kosta Bej)
The award presentation: (L-R) Theofanis Economidis, Gerry Ranglas and Jeannie Ranglas, His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos, Vickie and George Demos. (photo credit: Allen Altchech Photography)
Ranglas Family – (L-R) Romin Behseta, Alexis Ranglas-Behseta, Athan Ranglas, Gerry Ranglas, Matina Dale, Jeannie Ranglas, Scott Dale.
Merkourios “Mike” Angeliades is presented with The Phidippides Award by Kostas Angeloudis, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Libby and ‘Mike” Angeliades with The Phidippides Award.
(L to R) Michael N. Bapis, Paulette Poulos, John C. Tsunis and George S. Tsandikos. (Photo credit: ETA PRESS)

Leadership 100 Conference Convenes, Executive Committee Approves Grants

George S. Tsandikos, Chairman, far left, and Archbishop Demetrios with recipients of Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Award for Excellence, left to right, James S. Chanos, Gus Kalaris, Jonathan Jackson, and Dr. Anthony S. Papadimitriou, at Grand Banquet of 26th Annual Leadership 100 Conference.

The 26th Annual Leadership 100 Conference convened at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan, Florida from February 9-12, 2017 with a record attendance of 450 members and guests, according to George S. Tsandikos, Chairman, who called it “one of our most successful annual conferences ever.”

The Executive Committee, meeting on Wednesday, February 8. 2017, prior to the program, approved new grants for 2017 totaling $1,157,120 and prior commitments of $1,411,400 for a total of $2,568,520 in grants to be distributed in 2017.  Total grants to date since the founding of Leadership 100 in 1984 now total $48,571,961. read more

 

Bible Study (See Video)

Grand Banquet (See Video)
Dr. Anthony S. Papadimitriou (See Video) James S. Chanos, Speaker (See Video)

 

 

 

Executive Committee Approves $2.6 Million In Grants

The Executive Committee, meeting on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, prior to the program at the 26th Annual Leadership 100 Conference at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan, Florida, approved new grants for 2017 totaling $1,157,120 and prior commitments of $1,411, 400 for a total of $2,568,520 in grants to be distributed in 2017.  Total grants to date since the founding of Leadership 100 in 1984 now total $48,571,961. read more

Executive Committee And Board Of Trustees Meet, Hold Membership Recruitment Dinner

(Left to right) George S. Tsandikos, Leadership 100 Chairman with Arthur C. Anton, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, John A. Payiavlas, Chairman Emeritus and Charles H. Cotros, Chairman Emeritus.

The Leadership 100 Executive Committee and Board of Trustees met November 10 and 11, 2016 at the Harvard Club New York City and held a Membership Recruitment Dinner on the evening of November 10. Eight new members joined.

Both the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees addressed issues ranging from membership to grant distributions and the investment portfolio. In 2016, Leadership 100 has recruited 50 new members to date with total membership reaching 1,022, including 589 fulfilled members, according to George S. Tsandikos, Chairman, who presided at the meetings. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, offered paternal remarks and his vision for the future of the Church.

Tsandikos also reported that cumulative grant distributions reached $45,753,441 in 2016, while total grants approved through 2017 will reach $47,524,841. As of October 31, 2016, the total inviolate membership contributions since inception were $76.6 million, the investment portfolio totaled $79,094,931, while total assets stood at $91.1 million, he added. read more

Leadership 100 Executive Committee Approves $250,000 Gift To Rebuild Devastated Ionian Village in Greece

Ionian Village Damage

The Leadership 100 Executive Committee, at a special meeting on December 20, 2016, unanimously approved a gift of $250,000 toward the rebuilding of the Ionian Village, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Summer Camp in Greece, which was devastated by a tornado formed in the Ionian Sea making landfall on September 8, 2016, according to George S. Tsandikos, Chairman.

Tsandikos stated: “The Ionian Village has been the centerpiece of the Archdiocese youth program and has introduced generations of Greek American Orthodox youth to their Faith and Heritage in a hospitable environment.” read more

Michael Psaros Honored By Chian Federation

Michael Psaros presented with Homeric Award by Chian Federation officers and members. (photo credit: Kosta Bej)

Michael G. Psaros, a member of the Leadership 100 Board of Trustees and co-Founder and co-Managing Partner of KPS Capital Partners, LP, was honored with the 37th Homeric Award by the Chian Federation at an Award Gala on Friday, December 2, 2016, at the Hellenic Cultural Center of the Chian Federation in Astoria, New York.

The Homeric Award, presented annually to distinguished individuals, advocates of human rights, democratic ideals and persons who have excelled in furthering human knowledge, is one of the most prestigious awards presented by the Greek American Community. Among its recipients were former U.S. President Jimmy Carter; Constantine Karamanlis, President of Greece; Archbishop Iakovos; Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Tip O’Neil, and Senators Paul Sarbanes, Edward Kennedy, Olympia Snowe and Bill Bradley. read more

Metropolis Of San Francisco Honors Gerry And Jeannie Ranglas - by Kristen Bruskas

The award presentation: (L-R) Theofanis Economidis, Gerry Ranglas and Jeannie Ranglas, His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos, Vickie and George Demos. (photo credit: Allen Altchech Photography)

The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco honored the extraordinary leadership of Gerry and Jeannie Ranglas, longtime members of Leadership 100, and celebrated the Metropolis ministries at the 2016 Gala, Saturday, November 12, at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California. The Ranglas couple were honored with the Theofanis Economidis Award in recognition of their devoted stewardship and exemplary leadership on behalf of the Metropolis of San Francisco. His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco remarked: “This honor being bestowed upon you tonight does not signify the completion of your work, but rather it pays tribute to your faithful service and your ongoing devotion to the Church.” read more

Merkourios "Mike" Angeliades Honored By Hellenic Public Radio

Merkourios “Mike” Angeliades is presented with The Phidippides Award by Kostas Angeloudis, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Merkourios A. Angeliades, known as “Mike”, a prominent member of Leadership 100, was honored by Hellenic Public Radio-COSMOS FM 91.5 with The Phidippides Award at the 21st Annual Phidippides Award Gala Dinner on November 5, 2016 at Terrace on the Park in Flushing, New York. A native of Symi, Greece, who immigrated to the United States in 1960, Angeliades was acknowledged for his “passionate advocacy of Hellenism.” read more

John Tsunis Honored By Greek Division Of Ronald McDonald House New York

(L to R)  Michael N. Bapis, Paulette Poulos, John C. Tsunis and George S. Tsandikos. (Photo credit: ETA PRESS)

John C. Tsunis, a prominent attorney, entrepreneur and banker and a member of Leadership 100, was honored by the Greek Division of the Ronald McDonald House New York on December 13 at the 2lst Annual Christmas Dinner of the organization at The New York Athletic Club in Manhattan.

Tsunis, Chairman and CEO of Gold Coast Bank, founded the bank with a group of friends. Based in Islandia, New York, the bank quickly expanded to six branches throughout Long Island, with plans to open a seventh branch in Brooklyn. read more

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February 1st - 4th, 2018

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January 31st, 2018

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