President and Chief Executive Officer
Bruce Gulbas attended The University of Texas at Austin, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. While a student, he was honored by Foley’s Department Stores as the Outstanding Senior in Marketing. Upon graduation, Bruce joined his father and company founder, Irving Gulbas, at National Restaurant Supply, and he became President of the company in 1977. Throughout his career, Bruce has been involved in the industry – as President of Allied Buying Corporation, serving on the Hobart Dealer Council, and currently as a member of the FEDA Executive Boards, where he serves as President. Bruce also serves on the Advisory Board of J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, El Paso.
Brent K. Gulbas
Chief Operating Officer
Brent Gulbas attended Arizona State University, where he played baseball and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1994. Upon graduating, Brent served as an intern for U.S. Senator from Arizona Jon Kyl and later as an advertising account executive in Scottsdale, AZ. He joined the NRS team’s Albuquerque sales department in the summer of 1996, then in 1998 relocated to Arizona as General Manager of NRS’s Phoenix branch. Brent worked next at the NRS corporate office in El Paso, TX and is currently working again at NRS’s Phoenix location.
General Manager – Phoenix, AZ
Drew Gulbas is an El Paso Texas Native. He graduated from Sothern Methodist University with a degree in Economics and Finance. Upon graduating, Drew moved to St Louis to work for another restaurant supply dealer. He has over 6 years of industry experience, and began his career at NRS handling several regional and national chains. Drew is involved in the PHX Chamber of Commerce and local Culinary Associations. He's also Actively involved in Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). CCAP works with public schools across the country to prepare underserved high school students for college and career opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industry. He enjoys many long term relationships with local and national restaurant concepts. Currently General Manager, Drew oversees all day to day branch activities.
New products. NRS has launched a new line of affordable and durable kitchen supplies.
NRS is now stocking a new line of refrigeration solutions.
NRS is proud to continue its support of C-CAP with the 2012 annual “C-CAP Teacher Kick Off Meeting”, hosted at our Phoenix showroom.