James A Regas is a Leadership 100 Member and is deeply rooted in Chicago’s Greek community.

James A Regas: Devoted to Faith and Culture

Mr. Regas is a proud and devoted Greek Orthodox Christian. He has channeled his spirit of leadership and success into endeavors aimed at maintaining Hellenic faith and culture in Chicago. In recognition of his devotion to his heritage, Mr. Regas earned the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. Mr. Regas is proud to be the recipient of such an honor, but does his community work not in pursuit of recognition. Mr. Regas seeks only to bring about positive change within his community.

Career & Passion

James has linked his chosen profession and interests in the “Omogenia” in many ways; one of which is by his involvement with the Hellenic Bar Association of which he is President of the Board of Directors. He is also the President of the National Board of the United Hellenic American Congress. He maintains an active and keen interest in the status and affairs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, of which he has been honored in becoming “Archon Depoutatos of the Great Church of Christ.” His work for justice in Cyprus and his deep concern for the “Patrida” (Greece) are well known.


Mr. Regas’s love for the Greek Orthodox faith, way of life, history, language, and culture are an inspiration to all those who have had the privilege to work with him. James A Regas continues to work towards ensuring that his church remains strong in the decades to come.