Luigi Brugnaro is President of Umana Holdings. In 1986, at the age 25, he founded EVERAP, a leading provider of commercial networks of which he is still president. In 1997 he subsequently founded Umana, which now has over 600 employees and 113 branches. In 2009, he was elected President of Confindustria Venice (Italian employers' federation. In October 2012 he was elected as one of the three Presidents of Assolavoro which represents the staffing industry in Italy. In 2006, he bought S.S.D. REYER VENEZIA MESTRE, the oldest basketball sports club in Italy.