Nicholas Bouras

Nicholas J. Bouras

President at Bouras Properties LLC

Location:
25 Deforest Avenue, Summit, New Jersey, United States
HQ Phone:
(908) 273-2103

General Information

Education

Northwestern University School of Commerce

honorary doctorateHellenic College/Holy Cross School of Theology

Affiliations

Board Member - Designated Life-Time

National Vice Commander - Archons

Religious Freedom Chairman and Parade Chairman Emeritus - Order

Member - National Council

Member - New Jersey Hellenic American Heritage Commission

Assistant Treasurer - 2007 Parish Council of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Member - National Council of the Order of St. Andrew

President and Chairman of the Building Committee, An Active Member - Archdiocesan Presbyters Council

Founder and Active Member - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Recent News  

Archon Nicholas J. Bouras to Receive 2006 Athenagoras Human Rights Award | Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle - Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Nicholas J. Bouras, World War II hero, industrialist, philanthropist and great churchman has been selected to receive the 2006 Athenagoras Human Rights Award at the annual banquet of the Order of St. Andrew on October 21 at the New York Hilton.
The Award Ceremony coincides with the Annual Meeting of the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in America and the Investiture of new Archons at the Holy Trinity Archdiocesan Cathedral by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America. A quiet and gentle man with impeccable integrity, Nicholas Bouras has patterned his life according to the will of God manifesting his Christian stewardship throughout his life. His example of faith, love and sharing of gifts from God constitutes a benchmark of devotion and dedication. I pray that the event of honoring him will become an inspiration for many to follow his example". Nicholas J. Bouras, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bouras Industries, has made a significant impact on the lives of many people directly and through his support of numerous organizations and institutions. His business achievements have enabled him the opportunities he has encountered to make a significant impact on people's welfare and the benefit of numerous institutions. Mr. Bouras has exhibited an extraordinary commitment to his local parish, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Westfield, NJ of which he is a Founding Member and has served on the Parish Council for 40 years. His support of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, Hellenic College, Orthodox Christian Mission Center and numerous philanthropic causes typify his enduring generosity for humanitarian projects. A 25-year member of the Archdiocesan Council and National Council of the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle, Archon National Vice Commander Bouras has also been central to the expanding initiatives of these important institutions. Mr. Bouras is the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross among other medals for his heroism in World War II. Dr. Anthony Limberakis, the National Commander of the Order of Saint Andrew, said "We are proud to honor our fellow archon, Nicholas Bouras, who has so distinguished himself in faithful service to his Church, his country, and fellow man."

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Parish News | Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

It is with much sadness that we inform you that on Sunday, December 22, Nicholas J. Bouras, our brother in Christ, fell asleep in the Lord.
Nicholas Bouras was a World War II hero, a prominent industrialist and an astonishingly generous philanthropist. As owner and president of Bouras Industries from which he retired a few years ago, he donated profusely to assist in the construction of numerous parish churches within the Archdiocese. He was an extraordinary Steward of Holy Trinity and its great benefactor. He was also an ardent supporter of our Ecumenical Patriarchate and of our Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, he was instrumental, through his anonymous and huge donations, in supporting the diversified ministries of our Church in America. He left us with a most precious legacy of true faith and genuine love.

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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Funeral of Nicholas J. Bouras, Archon Depoutatos
It is with much sadness that we inform you that on Sunday, December 22, Nicholas J. Bouras, our brother in Christ, fell asleep in the Lord. Nicholas Bouras was a World War II hero, a prominent industrialist and an astonishingly generous philanthropist. As owner and president of Bouras Industries from which he retired a few years ago, he donated profusely to assist in the construction of numerous parish churches within the Archdiocese. He was an extraordinary Steward of Holy Trinity and its great benefactor. He was also an ardent supporter of our Ecumenical Patriarchate and of our Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, he was instrumental, through his anonymous and huge donations, in supporting the diversified ministries of our Church in America. He left us with a most precious legacy of true faith and genuine love.

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