Steven Gouletas - Chief Executive Officer, National Rental Services
For the past 25 years, Steven Gouletas has succeeded in numerous entrepreneurial endeavors. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, where he earned both a Juris Doctor and a Master of Business Administration, Gouletas founded and became the President of Video Conversions International, which turned profitable just four months after its foundation. The early financial success of the company made him the owner of one of the largest companies of its kind in the Midwest.
Following this prosperous beginning, Gouletas held a variety of positions with Electronic Realty Associates, where he ultimately rose to become the President of ERA Products. With Electronic Realty Associates, he presided over multiple departments and managed roughly 100 employees. During his time with the company, Gouletas took the Home Warranty Department from a $2.2 million loss to an $800,000 profit. Additionally, he reduced labor costs in the Referral Department by increasing automation. He also improved service in the Seller Security Department, enhanced the profitability of the Insurance Department, and created a direct-mail program for brokers and agents.
Since 2008, Steven Gouletas has held a position as a Managing Member and Asset Manager for Dublin 1 Investments/Abby Glenn Apartments. With Dublin 1 Investments, he is responsible for asset protection, as well as profits and losses, additionally overseeing departmental organization. Gouletas has played a significant role in bringing rising profits to Dublin 1 Investments in various forms. The company has experienced an increase in returns to investors every year, and in 2011, investors received double-digit returns. Dublin 1 Investments has garnered numerous commendations, including the Property Management of the Year Award for 2010-11, the Property Beautification Award for 2010-11, and the Most Improved Property Award for 2009-10.
Besides his role with Dublin 1 Investments, Steven Gouletas has been the CEO and owner of National Rental Services (NRS) since 2010. The property management and leasing firm operates in Orlando, Florida, and Chicago, Illinois. As the managing broker in both cities, he oversees operations and marketing. He aims to help unit owners achieve maximum returns on their condominium investment while providing renters with a satisfying experience.