The professional outlook of CEO Kevin Plank

Kevin Plank is widely-known as the CEO and founder of popular sportswear brand Under Armour. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park and has even donated money back in 2014 to the college with an amount of $25 million. The money was used to help contribute to build a new indoor football facility, gyms, and other sports facilities. Kevin Plank directed what he learned on the football field for helping achieve his dreams of becoming a successful entrepreneur. He believes that the lessons he learned on the football field directly translated to business ideas and lessons that he knows today. Plank wishes to give back to the community that molded him and help other upcoming students who want to make a difference. Plank was a football player at the University of Maryland and came up with the idea to create T-shirts that could lock in moisture and keep athletes from running around with drenched sweaty clothing. After graduating, he made it his mission to create stylish and high-quality clothing with his company Under Armour in 1996. Today, many athletes wear Under Armour clothing for its durability and special material for working out. Many popular NFL players wear the brands clothing. The CEO also owns his investment company named Plank Industries that is located in Baltimore, Maryland. It serves as the main headquarters of the businessman with investments in real estate, horse racing, and in many other food and service industries. Kevin Plank is known for his generous contribution towards students as he also donated $1 million to the Baltimore non-profit CollegeBound Foundation that helps graduate receive a college education, and more importantly, finish. Kevin Plank has his own philanthropy named The Cupid Foundation that donated the money on his behalf.

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