West Robert Edens, born on 30th October 1961, is a businessman, investor and an owner of a basketball team known as Milwaukee Bucks. He is the co-founder of Fortress Investment Group and the founder of new Fortress energy. He graduated from Oregon State University in 1984 with a B.S in Finance and Business Administration. He lives in New York City in New York with his wife and four children. Find out more about Wes Edens at jsonline.com
Edens fortress investment
Edens fortress investment, founded in 1998 by Wes Edens is a company that deals with investment services with highly competitive investment partners. With time, the company has managed to attract more companies creating an impact in vital industries such as healthcare, infrastructure financial services, and real estate.
Contribution and investment
Wes Edens and his wife have supported the important field of education to enable learners to deal with complex challenges of our modern-day life. He made this a reality by establishing a professorship in global health. The two-million-dollar professorship at Macalester College is mostly concerned with health and medical geography. The professorship is focused on educating the students about the global challenges and the global economy in the days to come. The professorship also stands with efforts to eradicate the problem of inadequacy in healthcare services. It provides services in developing countries by building hospitals, training staff and offering healthcare consultations.
Wes Edens and his partners in the Milwaukee Foundation have made a significant impact on the growth and development of the U.S economy. As a sports franchise, Milwaukee Foundation has led to an establishment of a basketball arena in Milwaukee area, costing two hundred million and able to hold more than 17,500 seats. The stadium is expected to bring in millions of dollars to the community from hosting live events and concerts.
In a partnership with a new fortress, a company that supplies electricity in the U.S, Edens has made sure that most people have had access to reliable and affordable clean energy. The company is working to help in the growth of infrastructure and supply of environmentally friendly power.
Since buying the Milwaukee Bucks in 2014, Wes Edens has unlike other team owners been forming in-depth relationships with coaches, managers and the players themselves. He has gone to the extent of knowing each player individually offering free guidance on how to manage their wealth. In addition to this work, Wes Edens has also participated in charity donations such as support for Marthas Vineyard Hospital, The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, and The Student Sponsor Partners.