PDN. PETER DANILCHICK
Protodeacon Peter M Danilchick has served domestic and overseas parishes and missions of the Orthodox Church for almost forty-five years, and is presently assigned to St Mary Orthodox Church, Falls Church, VA, OCA Romanian Episcopate. He is also a retired
ExxonMobil executive with over three decades of international operations, planning, and management experience, including as President, Exxon China Petroleum & Petrochemical Company, and Vice-President, Planning, ExxonMobil Asia-Pacific Ltd.
His ExxonMobil career was principally focused in the international arena, working in six
different countries. At the same time, he worked in the Orthodox Church in these locations,
either supporting existing parishes or establishing new missions. He also served on two
national church governing boards in the USA and East Asia (Orthodox Church in America
and Ecumenical Patriarchate, respectively) as well as the board chairman of the
International School of Hamburg, Germany.
He currently serves as Trustee Emeritus of St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, a
member of the Secretariat for the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA, and
a member of the board of FOCUS North America.
He received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in electrical engineering at The Cooper Union
for the Advancement of Science and Art and Syracuse University, respectively. He was
recently awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (D.H.L.), honoris causa, from St
Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. He is the author of "Thy Will Be Done: Strategic Leadership, Planning, and Management for Christians”, published by St Vladimir’s Seminary Press -- https://www.christianleadership.co