Pericleia was born in Steno, Arcadia Greece and immigrated at a young age to the United States.
She has earned an MS in Marketing Communications from Roosevelt University and a BA in Journalism: Public Relations emphasis from Northern Illinois University.
Her career has been in Marketing and Public Relations where she has held various corporate and independent roles. Her passions include Hellenic causes and strengthening Greek American organizations.
In addition to the AMPHRC, she is on the board of the Hellenic American Women’s Council.