Wes Edens is a successful entrepreneur and an American equity investor. He is also a sports team owner and has co-founded a vast number of firms that have grown tremendously since their establishment. The renowned investor studied at the University of Oregon, where he acquired his B.S in finance and business administration in 1984. Wes has shown a great dedication towards his investments and his admirable leadership skills have seen him lead his team of employees towards accomplishing the best. He has been highly amended for his major contributions to the business sector and he recently received accreditation from the New York Times magazine for his career achievements.
Wes started his career in the late 1980`s at the Lehman Brothers firm where he served as the administrative director as well as the partner of the firm. He later moved to BlackRock`s firm, which was based on asset management before moving and taking up his role at the Fortress group.Wes has exercised diversity since the beginning of his career and besides establishing his entrepreneurial firms; he has also launched a number of sports teams that have gained a great reputation across the globe. Among the major teams that Wes co owns include the National Basketball Association (NBA), Milwaukee Bucks, among others. The various sports teams that he has launched together with other co-founders have brought fan to many youths besides helping the grow their talent.
Wes is pleased with the great successes and growth marked by the teams and he has always strived to motivate his team of players to put a great effort towards accomplishing their set goals.Wes Edens is also a determined towards nurturing the talents of young people and he has always set some time aside to help all interested individuals discover their hidden abilities. Through the motivation he gives to his players, Wes has seen a vast number of them emerge as the world’s stars, a step that has motivated them to keep working harder for success.Wes has always aimed for the best and besides co-founding the Fortress Group, he has strived to help the firm grow through the acquisition of other firms. The Fortress Group recently acquired the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million and together with his partner Marc Lasry, Wes looks forward to growing the team into one of the best in the world. The two will maintain the tram in Wisconsin.