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BNI® Summit Of Success Chapter welcomes new member Peter Gavalakis, of Schooley Mitchell.


Peter Gavalakis, a new member of the BNI® Summit Of Success Chapter in Summit, NJ, specializes in expense reduction for telecom solutions and services.

BNI® is the largest business networking organization in the world, offering members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and, most importantly, business referrals.  Each chapter includes members who are local area business people from many different professions.  Only one person from each profession is permitted to join a chapter of BNI®. 

Schooley Mitchell delivers expertise to companies large and small from all industries, offering a broad range of services including analysis of existing and future telecom and merchant services needs, assessment of best alternatives and implementation of cost-effective solutions. On average, Schooley Mitchell reduces telecom and merchant services expenses by 28 per cent.

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Gavalakis has over 25 years experience in computing and communications, including positions in sales, marketing and business development. Having worked for service providers and equipment vendors, his insider knowledge of the industry is a powerful tool for obtaining maximum savings for clients.

“I’ve spent a lot of time listening to customer’s needs,” Gavalakis said. “Today there are a lot of problems and a lot of solutions. You need a trusted advisor, someone with experience and knowledge, to get the right solution.”

Schooley Mitchell offers independent and objective recommendations based solely on the client’s best interests. Consultants receive no kickbacks or incentives from providers. Schooley Mitchell’s services are risk free – clients incur no out-of-pocket expenses. Any business that uses telephones, wireless devices, computers, or processes

The Summit Of Success Chapter meets for breakfast every Wednesday morning from 7:00 - 8:30 am at Fairmount County Club, 400 Southern Blvd, Chatham, NJ  07928.   The meetings are open to all who are interested.  We are currently interviewing potential candidates for Electricians and Home Inspectors. For more information, please contact Jim Comerford, PR Coordinator, at or visit our website, .


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