Helen Angelakos was born and raised in Washington Heights. She and her family were members of the St. Spyridon community where Helen was a student at both the afternoon Greek School and Sunday school. She also taught Sunday School for 15 years. Helen resides in the Murray Hill section of Manhattan with her husband Dean and son Stephen. Stephen is currently a student at Horace Mann. Helen has been the Director of the Greek School for the past 6 years. Professionally, she has worked in various corporate settings for over 20 years, and currently is Director of a prominent private equity investment bank firm running Human Resources. She holds an MBA with honors in Human Resources from Fordham University.