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Bruce Burnette Buls, American financial executive. Decorated Admiral Texas Navy.


Buls, Bruce Burnette was born on September 14, 1930 in Rosenberg, Texas, United States. Son of Edwin Richard and Lillie Mary (Koym) Buls.


Student public schools, Rosenberg.


Assistant cashier, comptroller Rosenberg State Bank, Texas, 1948—1955. Branch manager Universal Cork Institute of Technology Corporation, New York City, 1955—1963. Vice president North Austin State Bank, Texas, 1963—1966.

Pres, Chief Executive Officer Mainland Bank & Trust, Texas City. President, Chairman executive committee, chairman bd, Chief Executive Officer Pioneer Casualty Insurance Company, San Antonio, 1968—1970. Vice president sales, marketing Royal Crest Homes, 1970—1975.

Managing broker South Texas Real Estate, Seguin, 1975—1976. Comptroller, business manager Finkel Enterprises, San Antonio, 1976—1977. Executive vice president in charge commercial real estate brokerage Gill Savings Gill Companies, 1977—1985.

Chief Executive Officer Nation Banc Finance Group, Austin, since 1986. Board director NFG Inc. Director Southwest Insurance Services, Gill Life Insurance Company.

Director Gill Estate Planning and Business Insurance, Inc. Director Gill Managing General Agy, Inc. Instructor Institute of Finance Education.

With United States Marine Corps, 1950-1952.


Member economic development steering committee Greater San Antonio Chamber of C., since 1980, member agri-bus development steering committee, since 1980, chairman area relations task force, since 1981. Precint chairman Guadalupe County Democratic Organization, 1984. County chairman Guadalupe County Democratic Party, since 1986.

Fellow: American Management Association, Society Consumer Credit Executives. Member: NAMA, Texas Consumer Finance Association (director executive committee), San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (life), Texas Bankers Association (officer, guest lecturer), International Credit.

Association, Quarter-Century Club, Rotary Club (director, officer), Toastmasters Club (honorary. Designated appraiser).


Married Nelda Lea (Kitty) McDaniel, March 6, 1953. Children: Richard Lloyd, Michael Bruce.

Edwin Richard Buls

Lillie Mary (Koym) Buls

Nelda Lea

Richard Lloyd Buls

Michael Bruce Buls