Peter (Panayiotis) Geannakopoulos was born in Sparti, Greece and moved to the US when he was 22 years old. He is a graduate of NJIT in Chemical Engineering and was a Project Manager at Novartis Pharmaceuticals in East Hanover, where he managed multi-million dollar projects, until his retirement in July, 2015.
Peter has been married to his wife, Alexis, a retired ESL teacher, for 38 years. They have two children, twins, Katrina and Christopher. Katrina is a high school Guidance Counselor, married, and Christopher is a Sales and Marketing rep for a major company. They recently welcomed their first grandchild, Alexa, in November, 2016.
When not at St. Andrew’s, Peter divides his time between Stanhope and his townhouse in Wall, where he loves to cook and entertain family and friends. Peter especially loves spending time with his new granddaughter, Alexa, and watching her milestones each month.
Peter has been a member of St. Andrews for approximately 26 years, and a Parish Council member for 15. He is honored to have been part of the St Andrew’s Community Center Project, where his job was to manage and oversee the development and construction from start to finish. Currently, Peter oversees St. Andrew’s maintenance related projects and upgrades.
Peter is grateful for the opportunity to serve the St. Andrew’s Community and hopes to continue in the years to come.