NEW YORK – Michael N. Bapis, Managing Director, Private Wealth Advisor and Head of Sports and Entertainment with Vios Advisors at Rockefeller Capital Management, was elected Vice Chairman of Leadership 100 by the Board of Trustees at their meeting of November 3, succeeding James Pantelidis of Blessed Memory, according to Chairman Demetrios G. Logothetis. Bapis has been a member of the Executive Committee since February of 2022 and of the Board of Trustees for fourteen years and has served as Chairman of the Audit Committee. He currently serves as a member of both the Audit Committee and Grant Committee.
“Leadership 100 is very pleased to have Michael Bapis as our next Vice Chairman. He represents a new generation of leadership and brings exceptional professional experience, as well as a long history in a variety of roles with our organization. I am personally delighted to have him working beside me,” said Logothetis.
Bapis has over 20 years of wealth management and private banking experience and collectively oversees approximately $1.3 billion in assets under management with his firm. In his role as a Private Wealth Advisor and Head of Sports and Entertainment at Rockefeller, he assists clients and families, institutions and professional athletes and entertainers in achieving their financial goals and objectives by providing knowledgeable insight, tactical wealth management investment strategies and highly personalized client service.
As Chairman of The Ronald McDonald House of New York Greek Division, Bapis led successful fundraising efforts in support of the organization. He was named as the 2019 Honoree for the annual Tuesday’s Children Plandome Benefit, an award that recognizes a renowned individual in the community for their passion for volunteerism.
Bapis is a member of HANAC, The Hellenic Initiative, Hellenic Hearts, and Archangel Michael Church. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the American College of Greece and The Hellenic College- Holy Cross School of Theology, as well on the Investment Committee of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Foundation.
Bapis earned both his B.A. degree and his MBA from the University of Utah in 1996 and 2004. He had a decorated undergraduate career as a key member of the Division I golf team. In addition, he played basketball overseas at the American College of Greece from 1995-1996. He currently resides in Manhasset with his wife, Eleni, and two daughters, Maria, 18 and Georgia, 15.