Thanos joined HALC in 2016 following two years staffing the chief diplomat at the Greek Consulate in Chicago. He currently serves as Director of Public Affairs. He holds a BA in History and International Studies from Loyola University Chicago.
Diana is specialized in instrumental ensemble music and is currently the Director of Bands and Orchestras at Thomas Jefferson Middle School. She received a Bachelors in instrumental music education from the University of Illinois, where she continues to serve as a music admissions ambassador.
Vanessa Kamberis is a J.D. candidate at DePaul University College of Law. Prior to law school, Vanessa attended Loyola University Chicago and was a Research Associate at the Hellenic American Leadership Council. She has also interned at the United States Attorney's Office and in the Office of US Congressman Gus Bilirakis.
Evangelos has been with Invenergy LLC, North America’s largest independent renewable energy company, for nearly 5 years, where he works on financing, projects in North America and Europe. He received a BS in Finance at Minnesota State University.
Dimitra Katsis is a J.D. candidate at Loyola University School of Law, and is currently clerking at the Women's Divorce and Family Law Group. Dimitra holds a BA in International Studies from the University of Chicago, and previously interned at the U.S. Department of State in the Regional Security Office of the U.S. Embassy Athens.
Eleni Katsoulis is Claims Counsel with Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, where she manages and oversees the defense of professional and general negligence claims. Eleni graduated from Chicago Kent College of Law with highest honors and received her undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Illinois.
Irene Koumi is a Senior Software Quality Assurance Analyst at Jellyvision. Along with her position as a Fellow of HALC's Leadership 2030 program, she is also the President of the Chicago Greektown Educational Foundation and Secretary of the Chicago Greektown Chamber of Commerce. She received her Bachelors at Loyola University Chicago.
Peter is currently a J.D. candidate at the University of Illinois College of Law at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to law school, Peter spent three years at the Cook County Treasurer’s office as a clerk in the legal department. He holds a BA from the University of Madison.
Ted is Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs with Viohl & Associates, where he advises companies, non-profit organizations, and startups across all fifty states and the federal government, principally on healthcare and technology issues. Ted received his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and serves on the Penn Alumni Board of Directors.
Georgia is the president of Kiddy Learning Station, a leading provider of quality childcare the Chicagoland area. Additionally, she is earning her MS in nursing at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She holds degrees from the University of Illinois and Georgetown University.
Maria is President of Delko Construction Company, where she has been involved in key projects including construction for Fortune 500 companies. Maria is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Cornell. She is also a member of the Chicago Sister Cities Athens Committee and Leadership 100.
Taylor Prodromos is a financial services attorney and a Vice President in the Futures Legal and Compliance Division at an investment bank, Mizuho Securities USA. Taylor is a John Marshall Law School alum, and also received her masters in law in financial services from IIT- Chicago Kent College of Law.
Rebecca is a tax attorney and a member of Plante Moran’s National Tax Office in Chicago, where she specializes in handling the tax aspects of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, transaction costs analysis, and emerging issues in tax law. She graduated from DePaul University School of Law.
Alex is currently an MBA candidate at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. A University of Chicago graduate, he has worked with the university for over 6 years, currently serving as Senior Assistant Director of Admissions & Director of Social Media.
Kosta graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago, beginning his career in investment management at UBS. Currently, he works as a financial analyst for Stanley Black & Decker, a Fortune 300 company.
Jonathan is a graduate of George Washington University and holds an MA from the European University of St. Petersburg. He is a renewable energy developer at Innogy Renewables US, a european based energy company that provides generation, transmission, and retail services globally.
Nick is a Manager at Stout, a leading advisory firm serving a range of clients from Fortune 500 corporations to privately held companies around the world. Nick graduated from the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
Pamela is an attorney currently serving as Senior Counsel at Reveliotis Law, advising clients on property taxation and real estate law. She holds a JD from DePaul University School of Law, and a BA from the University of Illinois.
Yianni holds degrees from the University of Kansas School of Business and the University of Missouri - Kansas. He currently works on real estate development at The Opus Group, a group of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies with offices and projects across the country.