Bruce Levenson: A Successful Business Leader

The Atlanta Hawks Basketball and Entertainment, LLC filed a lawsuit against AIG, an insurance company in New Hampshire, alleging a breach of contract that involved a claims settlement made by their former general manager, Danny Ferry. Bruce Levenson was a member of this former Hawks ownership group, and the lawsuit does not involve Tony Ressler, the current NBA Franchise owner.

Time Magazine describes Bruce Levenson as a business professional. Among many other business ventures, he is a former co-owner of Atlanta Hawks LLC. This company owns and operates the Philips Arena and the Atlanta Hawks NBA team. Levenson went above his call of duty as co-owner to become the Hawks’ representing Governor on the NBA Board of Governors.

Levenson also co-founded United Communications Group. He is also a board member of TechTarget, an industry media company working in IT. This, along with his philanthropic activities with his family, have made him a very successful business leader.

The lawsuit is a civil action suit for breach of contract and refusal to pay a claim. AHBE claims their policy covers specific losses, including certain acts of wrongful termination, wrongful demotion, constructive discharge, retaliation, defamation, and misrepresentation. On April 2, 2015, AHBE notified AIG that claims had been filed that they believed were covered.

On June 22, 2015, Ferry and the Hawks ownership came to an undisclosed buyout agreement. This ended a relationship that began in 2012 with a six-year, $18 million contract. The franchised was approved to be sold to Tony Ressler and his group only days later.

While the amount of the claim is confidential, the lawsuit does acknowledge that the limits of liability of the insurance policy are enough to cover the claim. The lawsuit also states that AIG not only refuses to acknowledge a claim was made and, but also that the policy was triggered. AIG refused to pay the covered loss without a significant amount of justification. However, AIG was unable to hold that a claim was neither claimed nor covered.

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The Legacy of Levenson

Bruce Levenson is the previous owner of the Atlanta Hawks LLC. In addition to previously owning the NBA Team he also is a businessman as well as a philanthropist. Levenson will leave a legacy with his different career endeavors and work with the community.

Career History

Atlanta Hawks LLC

When Forbes billionaire Bruce Levenson was the co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks LLC he was an owner and major operator of the Atlanta Hawks basketball team as well as the Philips Arena. He was also the Governor representative for the Hawks on the NBA Board.

UCG

In addition to the Atlanta Hawks LLC, Levenson also co-founded UCG, or the United Communications Group. The company was based in Maryland and was focused on different developments that were happening within the oil industry. Levenson and his partner created newsletters and databases to inform those in the field.

Philanthropy

Levenson is also a large part of different organizations that give service to the public. One of these organizations is the Community Foundation of Washington, D.C. as well as the Hoop Dreams Foundation. He was also the president of the I Have a Dream Foundation. This foundation specializes in helping low – income children have a chance at higher education.

He is also one of the founding donors to the U.S. Holocaust Museum. Levenson gives funds to the program that teaches inner city students the lessons that have arisen from the holocaust. The program also trains these students to become tour guides.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Levenson

 

 

 

Cambridge Publishing Recognizes Brian Bonar as 2010 Who’s Who Executive

Brian Bonar, Chief Executive Officer of Dalrada Financial Corporation received the 2010 Who’s Who Executive of the Year Award from Cambridge Publishing. Dalrada Financial provides services to businesses for employee benefits and management of insurance, promotion, and finances. To receive such an honorary award, recipients must demonstrate excellent leadership skills and professional & academic accomplishments. Mr. Bonar has nearly 32 years of experience in engineering and global business development. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Dalrada since 1999.

After receiving a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Strathclyde University, Mr. Bonar joined QMS Inc. as the Executive Director of the Engineering Department. He worked at the company for almost four years before obtaining employment with Rastek Corporation. For two years, Brian Bonar served as vice-president of sales and marketing. Throughout his professional career, Brian has served as chief operating officer, director of technology sales, president, and chief financial officer for over five businesses. He holds executive positions for various companies, including Dalrada, Amanda Company, Allegiant, and Trucept.

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All About Brian Bonar, Leader and Executive

Cambridge Publishing considered Brian Bonar educational accomplishments before he was named Who’s Who Executive of the Year. He received a bachelor’s degree for Strathclyde and master’s & doctrine degrees from Staffordshire University. Not only did he lead Dalrada to success, but he also contributed to the successes of other financial businesses. Bonar helped Trucept to increase its assets by nearly $2 million and revenue by $1 million, in 2015. Trucept Inc. provides financial services for human resource support, including employee benefits, payroll processing, and workers′ compensation insurance & payroll reporting.

Financial services at Dalrada has variety of benefits for international clients. Small and medium-sized businesses are able to save thousands of dollars a year on administrative and human resource responsibilities and duties. Dalrada announced the Who’s Who Executive of the Year Award to PR Newswire, in July 2010. Five years later, Mr. Brian Bonar announced wonderful news about the success of Trucept, Inc. He was thrilled about the results of the company’s 2015 first quarter report.

Prior to working with Dalrada and Trucept, Brian Bonar worked with IBM in Asia, Europe, and the United States for approximately 18 years. He founded AMS Outsourcing in 2007 and expanded the company to markets in Mexico and Czech Republic. From 2004 until 2009, he served as a board of director member for the Greater San Diego Boys & Girls Club, American Marine, and Alliance National Insurance Company.

Cambridge Publishing recognition of Dalrada, Inc. and Brian Bonar is one of the best things that has happened in his career. Mr. Bonar was honored to received such an elite award. He continues to run and manage successful financial outsourcing businesses in the U.S. and U.K.

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Brian Bonar’s Bellamy’s brings a Unique Cuisine in Escodido

Watchmakers are still in a position to afford rent along Main Street. A conspicuous signage on CPA dominates that Grand Avenue, and most businesses begin with the first name; Cathy’s Canine, Lupita’s Mexican, Mart’s Small Appliance and so on.

Silicone hostess-mermaids cannot be found on the streets, and this is what lures tourists to dinner. The bartenders are dressed in moustaches and suspenders like they have always done. At this place, the classic cars do bring people together. Like in the rest parts of the city, you will spot teenagers at the mall food courts looking cranky with jewelry.

If the San Diego County had an ultra-modern trendiness, it would have been an unbearable art project. The city is Escondido. It is an old-fashioned retail basin where the agricultural elite of San Diego go to town. A city where retaining provincialism remains a form a hard-fought progress.

All this is what makes the city a peculiar place for the best cooks in the country. Patrick Ponsaty loves the far-out worlds. This French Master Chef is one of only two who has earned the prestigious designation in the San Diego. He made his name at the isolated Rancho Bernardo Inn, where he helped Gavin Kaysen rise into stardom.

When Brian Bonar, a Scottish entrepreneur, decided to make a restaurant mini-empire in the North County, he began with the Bellamy’s; the current home of Ponsaty. It used to be a Tango where Charlie Trotter protégé attempted to bring in progressive dining in to Escondido.

After renaming it to Bellamy’s, Brian Bonar looked for workers at his favorite restaurants. This was an ideal move with a single misstep; discarding the place’s soul. Bellamy’s landed Trevor Da Costa as a front-of-the house man and Mike Reidy as the executive chef.

The ranch at the Bandy Canyon is the bigger piece of the mini-empire restaurant. Bonar aims at turning the grassy property that is of 144 acres into a 4-star event space coupled with a signature restaurant. To make it a reality, a marquee chef will need to come in handy. Then Ponsaty arrived and the expectations ran wild.

The French Master Chef, Ponsaty, brought in the corn soup, and it was able to match the expectations. Blended together with cream and given Basque treatment with some espellete peppers, the soup is served cold over scallop ceviche with cilantro, ginger, olive oil and lime juice. This parsley-cream risotto is fantastic and comes with a shaved summer truffle and a flawlessly poached salmon.

Brian Bonar

San Diego Magazine reported that part of what contributes to Brian Bonar’s success is his technical background. He is competent in building functioning business structures (get more at https://www.facebook.com/public/Brian-Bonar). He has specialties in mergers and acquisitions. Bonar really takes a personable and creative approach to life by combining the creativity of an architect and the ingenuity of an engineer.

Andy Wirth Philanthropist And CEO Of Squaw Valley Ski Resort

Andy Wirth lost his arm in a skydiving accident, but has recovered fully after having endured a great deal of pain and difficulty with his recovery. But that’s precisely why he has such compassion for his fellow man. The hardships he experienced gave him an insight to the difficulties that the military disabled have as well (more at https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfSquawValley/posts/10152191670133708).

He has done a great deal of fund raising regarding his favorite philanthropic enterprises, and uses sports as a vehicle to help others understand the ups and downs they have in order to get the most from life. After having experienced such a life he enjoys every minute.

A threatening episode during his skydiving experience has caused him to continue to enjoy sports but does it in a sublime way he could never have achieved prior to the accident. That’s why giving back is so important to Andy Wirth.

CrunchBase reported that in all the philanthropic adventures and programs he helps to support, he does so from a very personal point of view. Andy Wirth’s work and Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows is done with concern about the enjoyment and happiness to his clients, no matter who they may be.

Families and children are also a part of the programs found there, and he is sure to give the personal touch to all his endeavors whether business or philanthropic.

More can be found at http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424127887323846504579073381471958044