Wes Edens is one of the wealthiest people in America today. Many people know him because of his ability to run businesses and organizations to achieve success. The co-founder of a great company known as Fortress Investment has also served in other different roles. Apart from finance career, he owns teams like FlyQuest and Milwaukee Bucks. He attended school at the Oregon State University where he graduated with Bachelor’s degree in the field of Finance and Business.Straight from school, he began looking for a job to showcase his skills. He joined Lehman Brothers where he served as the managing director. He served the company for a six-year period where he acquired the knowledge and experience needed to manage businesses and invest his money correctly. He wanted to gain more skills, and this saw him work for another company called BlackRock Asset Investors and worked there for four years. He was also the managing director for the company.
After working with companies for years, he got the necessary skills to help him start his own company. He knew that he could know to manage a business without having to be employed. Wes Edens realized that by starting a company, he would make even more profits than being employed. That is how the idea of Fortress Investment Company came. He called other experts who had similar interests, and they came together to form a company that would later become one of the world’s leading investment company. With the skills, he had acquired from working with other companies and the effort of his partners the company achieved a lot of success. Fortress Investment company started from a humble beginning, but it has since grown to become a famous investment organization.
Wes Edens has continued to thrive in business even today and is one of the wealthiest people in the world having been listed in the 400 list by Forbes. He has also bought various assets making him even more successful in entrepreneurship. As the co-chairman of Fortress Company, he is tasked with helping the company to recover when it is falling in the stock market value.It was in 2014 when Wes Edens bought the Milwaukee Bucks team which plays for the NBA. It is said he paid $550M to buy the team and even said they would construct another arena for the team in Wisconsin. He is a serious investor and decided to also venture in the online gaming industry in 2017 announcing e-sport formation that would be under Fortress Investment Group.