Bruce Levenson, Family man, Businessman and Philanthropist.

Bruce Levenson was born October 1, 1949 in Washington D.C.. The 67 year old Levenson is of Jewish decent and is very dedicated to the Jewish cause. Bruce Levenson is married to Karyn Boyarsky Levenson and has three children. Levenson’s mother-in-law is a Holocaust survivor and Levenson has taken opportunities to support and educate others about the Holocaust.

Bruce Levenson grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland and later attended Washington University in St Louis. Bruce Levenson graduated with a law degree from American University demonstrating early on his level of drive and commitment, beginning a career in journalism at the Washington Star while attending law school at night.

Forbes billionaire Bruce Levenson is also a businessman and former NBA owner. Levenson’s was co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks LLC which were previously known as the Atlanta Spirit LLC. In 2004 Levenson served as Governor of the Hawks while on the NBA Board of Governors. In 1977 Bruce Levenson co-founded the United Communications Group (UCG). http://www.ucg.com/AboutUs/Ownership.aspx

United Communications Group began in Levenson’s apartment in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Levenson, along with friend and co-founder Ed Peskowitz published a newsletter called Oil Express focusing on the issues that pertained to developments in the oil industry. UCG is privately held and have acquired other newsletters and launched databases such as the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS).

UCG also owns a mobile application called GasBuddy that helps drivers find low gas prices locally. Bruce Levenson is a big proponent of philanthropy. He educates and donates to causes such as the U.S Holocaust Museum, the Seed Foundation and Seeds of Peace.

Bruce Levenson is a man who has contributed much in his lifetime. He is a family man, a businessman, and Philanthropist continuing to educate and inform the communities around him.