This article discusses the strategic approach that owner Tony Ressler and the Atlanta Hawks front office has utilized in their goal to build a perennial contender in the NBA.
Tony Ressler, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of Ares Management and Owner of the Atlanta Hawks, is quoted in this article discussing the redevelopment of the Five Points neighborhood in downtown Atlanta.
Tony Ressler organized a donation of $90 million from investment firms that will be sent to three colleges in the Atlanta. The goal of this joint venture between the private sector and higher education is to create a diverse pipeline of financial services workers.
In an exclusive wide-ranging interview, private equity executive Tony Ressler gives advice for small business owners and touches on the Hawks' playoff return and growing more comfortable as an NBA owner.
“The No. 1 objective, maybe away from making the playoffs this season, is bringing true vitality to downtown,” Tony Ressler said Tuesday. “But that comes along with business, with entertainment, with affordable housing, with good jobs. All of that is part of the plan.”