December 11, 2020 |
How Platinum Equity founder Tom Gores’ $350K pledge to Detroit non-profit will help kids help others
Tom Gores’ charitable donations to SAY Detroit have become an annual occurrence. Earlier this week, the Detroit Pistons owner found a creative way to spur the spirit of giving in children. Gores called the Detroit non-profit’s annual radiothon Thursday evening and pledged $350,000 during the event for the charity providing assistance to the city’s neediest residents, needs that have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 7, 2020 |
Platinum Equity CEO Tom Gores on $1.5B investment in pact: ‘This is a powerful team of investors’
Preview Nesco entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Custom Truck One Source (CTOS) for a purchase price of $1.475 billion. Nesco and CTOS are providers of specialized truck and heavy equipment solutions, including rental, sales and aftermarket parts and service.
October 2, 2020 |
How Tom Gores’ call for change has assisted Detroit Pistons’ community involvement
With the COVID-19 crisis still ongoing, voters need safe options for the upcoming election. The Detroit Pistons continue to assist those efforts. Last month, on the first day of early voting in Michigan, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey and Pistons vice chairman Arn Tellem unveiled a voting drop box that sits just outside the Henry Ford Pistons Performance Center.
August 27, 2020 |
Tom Gores and Platinum Equity present the 10th annual Jalen Rose Leadership Academy golf outing
The 10th Anniversary of the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy (JRLA) Celebrity Golf Classic was held on August 24 in Detroit. The weekend was hosted by NBA Star and current ABC/ESPN Analyst, Jalen Rose, and many of his celebrity friends to benefit the open enrollment, public charter high school he founded in his hometown of Detroit.
August 24, 2020 |
Platinum Equity CEO Tom Gores’ relationship with Jalen Rose vital to Detroit charter school’s educational mission
When the topic turns to the public charter school that bears his name, Jalen Rose becomes a preacher. The ESPN/ABC analyst, who starred at Michigan and played 13 seasons in the NBA, mimics a proud parent while advocating for the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, which he co-founded in 2011.