Assad Boulos

Businessperson with Interests in Multiple Industries

A Houston-based entrepreneur and business leader, Assad Boulos manages ANA, Inc., as president and CEO. Since founding the firm in the early 1980s, Assad Boulos has developed a portfolio of assets encompassing convenience stores and retail shopping centers.

While continuing to lead ANA, Assad Boulos began branching out in the early 2000s into the Houston restaurant industry. He first established E International, which featured upscale dining and live entertainment, then created Cafe Byblos, a restaurant offering traditional Middle Eastern cuisine. In recent years, he developed two new establishments, Wasfi and Juan Parilla. The former opened in January of 2014, and the latter began serving customers in June of 2016.

When not growing his businesses, Mr. Boulos enjoys pursuing a variety of sports, including water skiing and volleyball. He also enjoys watching popular films and television shows. Further, he maintains active membership with Our Lady of the Cedars, which he supports through volunteering and donations.

Outdoor Activities to Enjoy in Miami

A Texas entrepreneur, Assad Boulos is the owner of the Latin-fusion restaurant Juan Parilla and leads as president of ANA, Inc., a company specializing in retail convenience stores and shopping centers. Away from work, Assad Boulos likes to travel and Miami is a favorite destination.

According to TripAdvisor, Miami’s Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and Wynwood Walls receive rave reviews from visitors. Awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a national historic landmark whose history dates back to the 1910s. The preserved venue formerly served as the estate for agricultural industrialist James Deering. The location is ideal for viewing contemporary art pieces, enjoying moonlight garden tours, and learning about civic conservation all while walking through lush gardens.

More art can be enjoyed at Wynwood Walls. Constructed in 2009, the location highlights the graffiti art of street artists from around the world. The artwork is displayed publicly on the exterior of large warehouses, inviting visitors to explore. Since its inception, more than 50 artists have added their work to the walls. Currently, Wynwood Walls has in excess of 80,000 square feet of wall displaying graffiti and street art.