Bill Bradley

Allen & Co. LLC
U.S. Senator; Author; Professional athlete
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Public Affairs and Public Policy
Bill Bradley is an inductee of the Basketball Hall of Fame due to his college and professional career, former U.S. senator from 1979 to 1997, and currently the managing director of Allen & Company LLC and host of "American Voices." At Princeton, Bradley excelled as one of the top basketball players in the country, winning an Olympic gold medal in the 1964 games in Tokyo and earning the Sullivan Award as the top amateur athlete. Afterwards, Bradley attended Oxford for a few years before joining the National Basketball Association, which he would play in for the next 10 years, mostly with the New York Knicks. Bradley quickly went into politics and served as the New Jersey senator from 1979 to 1997. Although Bradley continued to be involved with politics after leaving the senate, he became the managing director of Allen & Company LLC in 2001, which he still holds today. Other responsibilities include serving on the Board of Directors for Starbucks,, QuinStreet, and Raydiance. In addition, Bradley worked as a corporate consultant and investment banker. Bradley has been recognized for his service, which led to the Truman Award, Thurman Award, and Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. Bradley also has written six books about his life and other subjects.
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