The 26th Annual Leadership 100 Conference at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan, Florida from February 9-12, 2017.
The program speakers featured Dr. Anthony S. Papadimitriou, President of the Onassis Foundation, which is a member of Leadership 100, and the pioneering investment manager, James S. Chanos, also a member.
In addition, the Emmy Award-winning actor, musician and author Jonathan Jackson spoke as well as performed with his brother, the actor and musician Richard Lee Jackson. The dynamic Director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries, Steven Christoforou, spoke at the Opening Forum.
The traditional and inspirational Bible Study and Lecture of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, set the tone for the program and proceedings.
Other events included a Wine Tasting Reception hosted by Leadership 100 member Gus Kalaris, featuring the Axios and Kalaris wines, the Welcome Reception, the Hellenic Glendi and the concluding Grand Banquet, as well as Golf and Tennis Tournaments and Awards, and a Walk/Run. Elaine Cotronakis and Maria Behrakis once again chaired the youth program.
The General Assembly reported from the regular meetings of the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees. Also scheduled was the orientation of new members and first-time attendees, and an Icon/Obelisk presentation to new and fulfilled members. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was celebrated on Sunday at St. Mark Church in Boca Raton.