Grats is led by Pastor Ioannis (Pronounced "Yani") Gratsinopoulos.
Ioannis is an award-winning, Fortune 200 level trainer and business coach, an ordained pastor, and a 20-year veteran ministry coach. In fact, he has over 10,000 hours of consulting, training, and coaching within the church and business worlds, with a focus on successfully assisting organizational and leadership transformations. He holds a degree in church leadership with a minor in psychology.
Ioannis has also led/co-led multiple ministries and businesses. His leadership roles have spanned from start-ups and small churches up to larger churches and the Fortune 200, and include the titles of President, Owner, Senior Pastor, Director of Operations, State Training Coordinator, Performance Coach, Senior Associate Pastor, and many more. Ioannis has led and served in almost every position in the church, including travelling the country as an evangelist for many years.
Ioannis himself has been a small church, bi-vocational Senior Pastor. Ioannis stepped into that Senior Pastor role after the church had experienced years of difficulty and decline. In fact, they were a church of 50 people who were still meeting in their sanctuary that sat over 600! Ioannis helped lead this church into important business and ministry transformation. During his time there, not only did the congregation heal and grow, but their finances moved into the black.
Ioannis is married with one child, and lives in the Boise, Idaho Metropolitan Area. He spends most of his free time with his family, and as much time outdoors as he can.
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Ioannis is pronounced Yani. Gratsinopoulos is pronounced Gratsinopoulos.