Bruce Levenson is a philanthropist, NBA team owner of the Atlanta Hawks and an American businessman. He is currently the co-owner of the Hawks LLC which is the organization that owns and fully operates the Atlanta Hawks basketball team. He has also served as the Atlanta Hawks‘ Governor on the board of Governors of the NBA since 2004. Levenson co-founded the UCG, United Communications Group in 1977. He was also a founding board member and is one of members of the publicly traded TechTarget’s board of directors.
Levenson is co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks LLC along with a gentleman by the name of Ed peskowitz. They are a group of businessmen who are currently in a collective ownership position of the Phillips Arena and the Atlanta Hawks. The initial purchase of their deal had included the Atlanta Thrashers as well, however, according to Forbes, the group sold the team in 2011. Bruce Levenson is currently the team’s managing partner as well as a member of the National Basketball Association’s Board of Governers.
Levenson hired Dannry Ferry in 2012 as the Atlanta Hawks’ president of basketball operations and general manager. Ferry has played for the Cavs earlier in his career and served as the GM for the Cavs as well as VP of the San Antonio Spurs’ operations. In March of 2014, Levenson and his wife accompanied the Atlanta Hawks team and staff members to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. Irene Boyarsky, Levenson’s mother-in-law who is a Holocaust survivor attended the trip with the team as well.
Bruce Levenson is a graduate of the school of political science of Washington University and the law school of American University. Bruce loves to play golf and basketball in his leisure time, as well as eating hard-shell crabs of Maryland and spending time with his grandchildren.