CDT/Owners, Nick & George Diacoloukas, began working at Friendship at an early age, alongside their dad & founder, Gus Diacoloukas, CDT. Read Our JDT Magazine Article
With a strong desire to help others & a passion for the industry, they took over the family business in 2015. Nick & George have a shared vision of growth & are optimistic about our future. They look forward to growing & strengthening relationships with our doctors, as they lead our team with gratitude, wisdom, integrity & compassion.
GEORGE DIACOLOUKAS, C.D.T. (left)
Owner/Operator George Diacoloukas, CDT was first exposed to Friendship as a boy, working with his father Gus in various departments during holidays & summer vacations. He quickly developed a passion for the industry & a love for the lab, beginning his full-time career in 1991.
George received his CDT National Certification in 1996. Since then, he has become an accomplished Denture, Crown & Bridge, Ceramic, Implant & CAD/CAM technician & has held a management position in all departments. George set up the lab’s infrastructure, implemented computer systems (production, accounting, etc.), developed the CAD/CAM department & refined production & management procedures throughout the laboratory. He is a current member of the Seattle Study Club.
NICK DIACOLOUKAS, C.D.T. (right)
Owner/Operator Nick Diacoloukas, CDT has worked as a technician at Friendship since 1992. Since the age of 12, Nick has had the privilege of hands-on experience, specializing in Crown & Bridge & Implant reconstruction. He is an active member of The American Prosthodontic Society, The International Congress of Oral Implantology & The Seattle Study Club.
Nick’s accomplishments include PTC (Productivity Training Corporation) certification in Crown & Bridge, completion of Seminar One: Classical Occlusion at the Dawson Center & countless hours of continuing education pertaining to Esthetics & Implantology. He is the creator of an outstanding Implant Department & assists in the treatment planning of comprehensive cases. Nick designed & managed the construction of our state-of-the-art CAD/CAM Suite & oversees daily operations throughout our facilites.