Luigi Brugnaro is president of Umana Holdings. In 1986, at the age 25, he founded EVERAP, a leading provider of commercial networks. In 1997, he founded Umana, which now has more than 700 employees and 126 branches. Between 2009 and 2013, he was president of Confindustria Venice (Italian employers’ federation). In October 2012, he was elected president of Assolavoro, which represents the staffing industry in Italy. In June 2015, Brugnaro was elected mayor of the city of Venice. He also owns Reyer Venezia, the oldest basketball sports club in Italy.