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Dimitri Kandalepas

A Chicago marketing and entrepreneurship expert

About Dimitri Kandalepas

From Chicago, Illinois, Dimitri Kandalepas is a talented and self-driven operations coordinator with over seven years of experience filled with success and accomplishment. Throughout his career, Dimitri has developed expertise in multiple areas, including public relations, brand management, sales and business growth, process improvements, social media marketing, strategic partnerships, product marketing strategy, salesforce CRM administration, and business alliances. 

Dimitri Kandalepas’ career in marketing actually began as a hobby. While earning his degree, he took a web development class in college that had a focus on marketing. Through the course, he found a genuine excitement learning the subject matter, and he decided to start pursuing it more as a personal interest. Dimitri began doing web development work for his family and friends, and he even got involved with the Chicago Greektown Educational Foundation, where he offered to build a website for the foundation. His involvement with the organization grew, and in 2014 he stepped into the role of Technology Director. In the years since stepping into the role, he has initiated a technology rollout for five Greek Schools and counting, and he implemented remote learning to aid in education and avoid interruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Marketing and entrepreneurship have grown into Dimitri Kandalepas’ career as well. From 2013 to 2019, he worked with Wellness Center USA as an Engagement Manager for Product Strategy and Operations. In this role, he oversaw elements of the business that directly influenced and boosted business results. He also collaborated with senior-decision makers within the business to develop and implement integrated marketing communication plans. 

In 2019, Dimitri stepped into his current role with Adhesive Coating Technologies Inc. as the Operations Manager for the corporation. In this role, he managed, directed, and coordinated all production activities intending to minimize cost, maintain quality, and maximize productivity. He was also instrumental in developing the new user-friendly corporate website to promote the brand. 

Dimitri Kandalepas attended DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois for his education. He graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management in 2012 on the Dean’s List. 

As a professional, Dimitri is involved in several professional organizations. He is a member of the Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC), he’s been involved with the Cypriot Youth Committee of America (NEPOMAK USA) since 2014, and he was a member of the Loyola Hellenic Student Association from 2008 to 2012. 

To learn more about Dimitri Kandalepas’ insights and thoughts about marketing and entrepreneurship, be sure to visit his blog page!