Bruce Levenson is a well known American entrepreneur, proprietor of a NBA team, and a philanthropist. He is also a co-partner in the ownership of Atlanta Hawks LLC (previously Atlanta Spirit LLC) that owns as well as manages the Atlanta Hawks basketball club and Philips Arena. Levenson has as well worked as the Governor of Hawks on NBA Board of Management since the year 2004. Levenson co-founded United Communications Group (UCG) in the year 1977, and became the founding board associate of an IT business Media Company called Tech Target, which was traded publicly on NASDAQ.
Early life and education
Bruce Levenson is a person who was born in Washington, D.C. and was raised in Chevy Chase, Maryland. According to Wikipedia, he then went to study in Washington University based in St. Louis and finally graduated from school of Law in American University. Whilst pursuing his law degree in the Law school during the night, Levenson started his journalism profession at Washington Star.
UCG– Levenson co-established United Communications Group (UCG) with Ed Peskowitz in the year 1977. Located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Levenson as well as Peskowitz began the business in Levenson’s house, publishing their first newsletter, called Oil Express, concentrating on growth and advancements in oil business. UCG acquired additional newsletters and released databases such as Oil Information Service (OPIS). UCG can be termed as business that is privately held, which deals with information and particularly focuses in statistics, news as well as assessment for healthcare, energy, technology, credit banking, telecommunication, plus other industries. UCG furthermore owns and manages GasBuddy, which is a mobile App that helps motorists in knowing local affordable gas prices.
Atlanta Hawks– In the year 2004, Atlanta Spirit LLC, currently called Atlanta Hawks LLC, was established to purchase the Atlanta Hawks that was owned by Turner Broadcasting. Levenson and Ed Peskowitz are the main shareholders of Atlanta Hawks LLC, an association of businessmen that collectively own Atlanta Hawks expert basketball club as well as Philips Arena. The purchase initially comprised of Atlanta Thrashers also, although the association traded the NHL team in the year 2011. Levenson is the managing partner of the team and also serves as an associate of NBA Board of Directors, as you can see on ESPN for yourself.
Bruce Levenson is also a founding partner of Tech Target. The corporation gyrated out of growth under UCG and Levenson worked as a manager of the corporation from its beginning in 1999 until 2012.