Bruce Levenson: Sports Businessman
The world of sports is one that many people enjoy. People love to watch a fast paced basketball game, enjoy a closely scored soccer match and see a figure skater do her best triple axel. Many people think about entering the world of sports. Luckily, there are many ways to do so. Even if someone isn’t particularly athletically gifted, they can be part of many areas of running a sports team. Businessman Bruce Levenson has been able to combine his understanding of the business world and his love of sports into a single endeavor. Levenson has also been able to help use his acumen to inspire others to do the same.
Bruce Levenson was the owner of the Atlanta Hawks basketball team for many years. In that capacity he and his fellow owners helped expand the team’s base, develop strategies to help push the team forward and reach out to local and national fans to provide them with an enjoyable viewing experience. As part of his work there, the team worked with many area officials to help make sure that locals were able to see the team in person and speak with players directly. Levenson also worked with the company to help develop the area surrounding the team’s stadium. In doing so, he has assisted fans in connecting directly with players and helping the team feel as if it part of a truly larger community.
Levenson is a native of Washington D.C. He grew up in the posh Washington suburb of Chevy Chase, Maryland where he found that he had a talent for business. Mr. Levenson decided to hone his skills by getting a broad education in the field. He graduated from prestigious Washington University in Saint Louis and then earned a law degree from American University in Washington, D.C. Levenson then began his career in business in earnest, using his understanding of various business techniques to develop a series of successful companies.
One of his first companies was the United Communications Group. This Maryland based business has been a leader in the provision of useful information to various industries. This includes important fields such as healthcare and energy where the company has helped provide news on the latest developments in the field. It also includes information that is relevant to the mortgage industry as well as those who are working in banking and fields such as technology and telecommunications.