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Biography of Gerry Clonaris

Gerry Clonaris, an Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, currently serves as chairman for religious education departments in all three levels of the Greek Orthodox Church (Archdiocese, Metropolis of Atlanta and St. Nektarios parish Charlotte NC). Having retired as Senior Vice President of G.C. Murphy in 1989, he started GBC Market Line Inc., an import company which he continues to operate as the owner and CEO. During his business career, he has conducted numerous workshops on organization training as well as recently making a presentation on Effective Parish Adult Education Programs to our seminarians at Holy Cross. Gerry has been a teacher of catechism for 37 years and has also served as Choir Director for 30 years. Gerry is a graduate of LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Pa and is married to his wife Helen with three children (Brian, Demetrios and Dina).