Luigi Brugnaro is president of Italian staffing firm Umana Holdings. In 1986, at age 25, he founded Everap, a provider of commercial networks, which he still co-owns. In 1997, he founded Umana, which today has more than 700 employees and 114 branches. From 2009 to 2013, he was president of Confindustria Venice (Italian employers’ federation). In October 2012 he was elected president of Assolavoro, the Italian National Association for Employment Agencies. In 2006, he bought S.S.D. Reyer Venezia Mestre, the oldest basketball sports club in Italy.