Demetrios Boutris ’83

Demetri Boutris has served in California as the Commissioner of the Department of Corporations and as Legal Affairs Secretary and Counsel to the Governor, and in Washington, DC as a US trade official in the Executive Office of the President.

In more than thirty years as a corporate lawyer, businessman, and trusted advisor, Demetri has provided action-oriented counsel and expertise for partners, clients, government, and community organizations in several fields, including corporate governance, financial services and regulation, real estate finance and development, and regulatory and public affairs. Demetri’s service includes several boards and commissions. See

Demetri is a proud Cal graduate and grateful Cal Alumni Scholarship recipient. He is also a graduate of Harvard Law School. He has been honored to receive recognition for his public service, including the American Hellenic Institute’s “Heritage Achievement Award;” Commendations by the President of the California Senate and by the Chairman of the California Assembly Banking Committee; the Best of California Digital Government “Visionary Award;” and San Diego High School’s “Wall of Honor” life achievement award.