Bruce Levenson is an American entrepreneur, former NBA group owner, and philanthropist. He was a co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks LLC, previously Atlanta Heart LLC, which owns and runs the Atlanta Hawks basketball team at the Philips Arena. Levenson in addition has served ever since the team was formed as the Hawks’ Governor around the Basketball Table of Governors since 2004. Bruce Levenson co-launched Combined Communications Team (UCG) in 1977. According to his Time.com profile, he was a founding board participant and is a member of the Board of Directors for the publicly traded Tech Target, an IT industry marketing firm.
Bruce Levenson was born into a Jewish household in Washington, D.C. and was raised in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He later joined the faculty at Washington School in St. Louis and finished his pursuit of a degree in law school at National University. Through joining law school and attending during the night, Levenson was able to start his journalism career in the Oregon Star.
Levenson co-created United Communications Group (UCG) with Ed Peskowitz in 1977. Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Levenson and Peskowitz began the company in Levenson’s condominium, creating a newsletter, Fat Express, focusing on improvements while in the fat industry. UCG created different newsletters and unveiled sources including Acrylic Price Information Company. UCG is a privately held enterprise information firm that specializes in info, announcement and research for health, power, mortgage banking, technology, telecommunications as well as other industries. UCG also possesses and operates Gas Buddy, a-mobile software company that allows motorists to locate the cheapest gas prices based on the users GPS location. Visit brucelevenson.com to learn more about Mr. Bruce Levenson.