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Encyclopedia > Kevin Plank

Kevin A. Plank (born August 13, 1972 in Kensington, Maryland) is an American entrepreneur and businessperson. August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Kensington is a town located in Montgomery County, Maryland. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A businessperson (sometimes businessman, male; or businesswoman, female) is a generic term for a wide range of people engaged in profit-oriented enterprises, generally the management of a company. ...


At age 22 he founded Under Armour, a sports apparel brand. "A football player with the University of Maryland", Plank thought up the idea because he "got tired of having to change out of the sweat-soaked T-shirts he wore under his jersey, so he developed a type of moisture-wicking fabric for athletic performance"[1] Under Armour NASDAQ: UARM is a brand of clothing designed for use in sports. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in College Park, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., USA. As the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland, the university is most often referred to as the University of Maryland...


He attended Georgetown Prep, but (like John Barrymore), he was expelled from the Jesuit-run school. He then attended St. John's College High School, and went on to attend the University of Maryland. Boland Hall, Georgetown Preparatory School Georgetown Preparatory School, situated on 90 acres in North Bethesda, Maryland, is an independent, Jesuit college-preparatory school for young men in grades nine through 12. ... John Sidney Blythe Barrymore (February 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942), better known as just John Barrymore and nicknamed The Great Profile, became famous as a Shakespearean actor, lauded for his Hamlet, and was frequently regarded as the greatest actor of his generation, playing a wide variety of roles on stage... St. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in College Park, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., USA. As the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland, the university is most often referred to as the University of Maryland...


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  • Business week review of Under Armour

 
 

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