Bruce Levenson is a widely known businessman, with his most notable endeavor according to ESPN being owner of the Atlanta Hawks. He was born in Maryland, and raised throughout Washington DC. After his basic education, Bruce went on to attend Washington University, where he majored in Journalism, which he later took to a career, moving back to Washington DC to become a journalist. Bruce was also studying at the University in Washington DC at the same time to earn his law degree.
Levenson actually became a prominent writer, getting published in many well known journals and papers, including the Washington Star. It wasn’t long before Bruce managed to start up his own business while doing journalism, which he did with one of his buddies, Ed Peskowitz. Together, they created the company, United Communications Group, which started out in a small apartment. In the beginning, they started out releasing papers that documents oil industry events, which became known as Oil Express.
This company grew steadily and built partnerships with other companies, eventually pulling in other newspapers as its own over the years. The founders even released an online search database that showed real time prices for oil trading. Which was great for the industry and oil services. Today, United Communications Group is privately owned and is focused on providing information to many important industries, such as energy, technology, healthcare, telecommunications, and more. They even have a mobile app for their customers to use known as Gas Buddy, which shows the lowest gas prices in any given region.
Along with his successful positions in sports and writing, Bruce has also served as a board member for TechTarget, a company dedicated to supplying large IT companies. He served on this companies board for more than a decade before taking his leave, and today, he is actively involved in many philanthropic efforts, contributing to charities and organizations that better the global community for everyone.