Demetrios Yatrakis Appointed to SCO Board of Directors
May 19, 2017 / SCO News
May 17, 2017 – Glen Cove, NY – SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services in communities throughout New York City and Long Island, is pleased to announce the appointment of Demetrios Yatrakis to its Board of Directors. Mr. Yatrakis will assume his position on the Board immediately.
“On behalf of the entire Board, I am delighted to welcome Demetrios to the SCO family,” remarked Kelly Williams, SCO Board Chair. “Demetrios’ business expertise, deep commitment to community, and enthusiasm will help us advance our mission of helping New Yorkers build a stronger foundation for the future.”
“We are honored to have Demetrios join our dedicated Board of Directors and look forward to working together to further our commitment to achieving life-changing results for the children, youth, families and adults we serve,” added Douglas O’Dell, SCO Executive Director.
Mr. Yatrakis is a partner at Lonicera Partners, a private real estate investment and development company in Brooklyn. He leads the firm’s real estate acquisitions, investor relations, and property management. He previously served as a senior executive at Granite International Management, where he was responsible for property management and repositioning assets.
A lifelong New Yorker, Mr. Yatrakis lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son. He received both his Master of Business Administration and his bachelor’s degree in history from Columbia University. He is an active member of the local community, volunteering as a member of Columbia College’s Core to Commencement Campaign Committee and as the chair of the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District. He also sits on the board of Packer Collegiate Institute. Previously, Mr. Yatrakis has worked as the director of Soccer Without Borders New York City Program, and he has served as a member of the Prospect Park Development Committee.
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