With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and in consultation with His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston, and pursuant to the Archon governing Bylaws, National Commander Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis has appointed Drake G. Behrakis, Archon Maestor, Regional Commander for the Archons of the Metropolis of Boston.
Archon Behrakis joins fellow Regional Commander Archon Gregory G. Demetrakas of the Metropolis of Boston.
"Archon Behrakis will infuse energy and dynamism to the Archons of New England in support of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Archon Drake posseses the extraordinary commitment to the Orthodox Faith, the Ecumenical Patriarchate and our Hellenic Heritage that is emblematic of his beloved father and first recipient of the Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship, Archon George D. Behrakis," National Commander Limberakis said.
Archon Behrakis is President of Marwick Associates, a real estate investment and development company located in Lexington, Massachusetts. Marwick is the real estate arm of a family owned privately held investment company. He is also active in the Behrakis Foundation, the family’s philanthropic vehicle.
Prior to establishing Marwick, Archon Behrakis held various positions with Muro Pharmaceutical, Inc. and the Gillette Company.
Archon Behrakis has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Boston College and an MBA from Northeastern University. He serves on the Board of Trustees, Boston College; Leadership 100 Endowment Fund and is a volunteer for Sudbury Youth Basketball. He is also a Board of Overseer at Brigham & Woman’s Hospital; serves on the Orthodox Studies Advisory Council at Fordham University and in 2011 was invested into the Order of St. Andrew. In 2001, he established the Maria E. and Drake G. Behrakis Endowment Funds at Boston College; in 2007 sponsored the Behrakis Family Classical Studies Symposium; and in 2011 The Behrakis Family Professorship in Hellenic Political Studies.
Mr. Behrakis resides with his wife, Maria, and three children, George, Zoe, and Demetri, in Sudbury, Massachusetts. His personal interests include traveling, golf, skiing, wine collecting and Greek culture.