Leadership 100 to Celebrate 35th Anniversary At Annual Conference in Boca Raton, Florida

George Veras

Leadership 100 will celebrate the 35th Anniversary of its founding at its  28th Annual Leadership 100 Conference, February 21-24, 2019, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Florida. Featured speakers will include George Veras, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Producer of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a 10-time National Sports Emmy Award winner and Producer of seven Olympics and Stellene Volandes, Editor in Chief of Town and Country Magazine, the oldest continually published magazine in the country.

Stellene Volandes

The Anniversary will be celebrated Thursday evening with a  “Concert 35” offered by Aphrodite Daniel’s Synphonia Entertainment featuring renowned Greek vocalist, Dimitris Basis, Daniel herself as vocalist, Achilleas Wastor, virtuoso pianist, and Yiannis Sinanis, bouzouki virtuoso. The full musical program featured on Friday and Saturday nights will also include the Synphonia Band with special  guest vocalist Eric Nicolas.

Dimitris Basis

Aphrodite Daniel

Achilleas Wastor

Yiannis Sianis

Eric Nicolas

In addition, Chairman Emeritus George D. Behrakis will lead a discussion on Health and Wellness with two renowned medical specialists: George Dangas, MD PhD, Professor of Medicine, Cardiology and  Professor of Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and Harry T. Anastopoulos, MD, Gastroenterologist, Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.


George D. Behrakis

Dr. George Dangas

Dr. Harry T. Anastopoulos

The Opening Forum on Thursday, February 21, will feature one of the most prominent ministries of our Archdiocese, The Center for Family Care, whose remarkable work will be presented by its Director, Rev. Fr. Alexander Goussetis and Coordinator for Seminarian and Clergy Couple Care, Presvytera Kerry Pappas. On Friday, February 22, Dr. Ann Bezzerides, Director of Hellenic College/Holy Cross Office of Vocation and Ministry, will speak on Youth Ministry. The traditional Bible Study and Lecture will be conducted by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America.

Fr. Alexander Goussetis

Presvytera Kerry Pappas

Dr. Ann Bezzerides

The program also includes the Golf and Tennis Tournaments and Awards organized by Thanasi Liakos, a Walk/Run event organized by Mike Manatos, and children and youth activities organized by Elaine Cotronakis and Stephanie Liakos.

The Grand Banquet on Saturday evening will feature  the presentation of the Archbishop lakovos Leadership 100 Award for Excellence. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Sunday, February 24 at Saint Mark Church in Boca Raton.

Schedule of Livestreamed Events
  1. Opening Forum, 9:45 am-10:45 am, Thursday, February 21, 2019,

Rev. Fr. Alexander Goussetis and Presvytera Kerry Pappas of the Center for Family Care.

  1. Bible Study,11:00 am-12:30 pm, Thursday, February 21, 2019,

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

  1. Health Forum, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Thursday, February 21, 2019, George D. Behrakis,

Dr. George Dangas, Dr. Harry T. Anastopoulos

  1. Hellenic College-Holy Cross Office of Vocation and Ministry, 8:45am-9:15am,Friday, February 22, 2019, Dr. Ann Bezzerides, Director.

  2. Lecture, 9:30 am-10:30 am, Friday, February 22, 2019,

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

  1. Keynote Address, Business Forum, 2:00 pm-3:30 pm, Friday, February 22, 2019,

George Veras, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Producer, Pro Football Hall of Fame

  1. Glendi, 7:00 pm-11:00 pm, Friday, February 22, 2019

  1. Saturday Forum, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, Saturday, February 23, 2019,

Stellene Volandes, Editor-in-Chief, Town & Country

  1. Grand Banquet, Estimated time 8:15 pm, Saturday, February 23, 2019

Argyris Vassiliou, Chairman of Leadership 100 and His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios present the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Award for Excellence to George Veras and Stellene Volandes. Archbishop Remarks.

  1. Exclusive Interview of David Baker, President and CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

by George Veras, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Producer. Estimated time, 9:15  pm, Saturday, February 23, 2019



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