In 1977, Bruce Levenson and Ed Peskowitz launched United Communications Group (UCG), which is a distinguished privately owned company specializing in data, analysis, and news in business industries such as healthcare, energy, mortgage banking, technology, and telecommunications. Originally started in a small storage room directly above Bruce’s dad’s liquor store in Washington DC, Levenson and his team currently operate UCG in Chevy Chase, Maryland. For over thirty years, Levenson propelled UCG by implementing strategic business plans and competitive acquisition efforts which ultimately facilitated the company to develop the best products and solutions around the world.
Levenson’s education at Washington University School of Political Science in St. Louis and American University School of Law in Washington DC provided the background for his endeavors and success. After graduation, Levenson accepted a position as a journalist for the Washington Star and later worked for Observer Publishing’s energy newsletter as a reporter. Later, during his term as CEO at UCG, Levenson launched Tech Target within the company and served as a director from 1999 until 2012. Along with his executive involvement with UCG, Levenson is currently an owner of Atlanta Spirit LLC, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers, and Philips Arena.
In addition to his professional leadership, Levenson is an active and prominent figure in many philanthropic programs and organizations. More information can be found on his Wikipedia
page. He is involved in the Community Foundation of Washington, DC, Hoop Dreams Foundation, and was the president of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation of Washington DC. He and his wife also founded the Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Maryland. This well-known organization aims to provide students with effective skills to manage nonprofit foundations while simultaneously encouraging philanthropic events. Levenson is also an active donor to the United States Holocaust Museum.
The Museum’s Bringing the Lessons Home program at the United States Holocaust Museum exposes inner city children to the vast history of the Holocaust. Levenson has also supported the SEED Foundation and the Seeds of Peace with generous donations and active involvement.
During his free time, Bruce Levenson
enjoys spending time with his wife, kids, and grandchildren. One of his fondest memories with his wife involved a four day excursion in Antarctica. He is also an avid basketball and golf fan and loves to eat seafood in his hometown. Undeniably, Levenson’s well-rounded and diverse activities have greatly influenced his success in all aspects of his life.