Business person and donor Jeffrey Legum has at the end of the day been chosen by the prestigious Marquis’ Who in America for incorporation in its most recent version.
Jeffrey Legum is a donor, CEO of the speculation holding organization Stop Circle Organization, the previous CEO of Legum Chevrolet-Nissan, the Westminster Engine Organization, and Stop Circle Chevrolet.
Legum was conceived in Baltimore in 1941. He is a 1959 graduate of the Recreation center School of Baltimore and a 1963 graduate of the College of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Institute of Business, where he initially built up an energy for contributing.
Amid summer breaks from school Legum took in the intricate details of the car business at Stop Circle Engine Organization, which was established in 1921 by his granddad and in this manner keep running by his dad Leslie Legum. His dad dependably had awesome trust in his child’s capacities and Legum never neglected to live up to his desires. He started his instruction on the showroom floor, while still in school, was elevated to chief of one of his family’s two Renault dealerships.
Upon graduation, Legum joined Stop Circle Engine Organization. In 1967, at age 25, Legum accepted the part of merchant, administrator and proprietor of Stop Circle Engines, in this manner turning into the most youthful Chevrolet merchant in the Assembled States.
In 1973 Legum bought Westminster Chevrolet-Oldsmobile-Cadillac situated in Westminster, Maryland.
In 1977, Stop Hover moved to US 695 and Eastern Road and was renamed Legum Chevrolet, with Legum as the CEO. That same year he was chosen to participation in the Youthful Presidents’ Association.
In 1981, Legum picked up across the nation consideration when he was perceived on national TV for loaning Cadillacs to president-elect Ronald Reagan for his Inaugural Parade in Washington, D.C.
That same year Legum obtained H&H Datsun and migrated the establishment to Eastern Road and was the main merchant in the Unified States to show Chevrolets and Nissans one next to the other on the showroom floor.
In 1984 Nissan perceived the dealership’s unprecedented deals when Legum was given the respect of being one of just four merchants chose to visit Tokyo to share his bits of knowledge on the U.S. car industry with Nissan’s top managerial staff.
Chevrolet deals kept on blasting also. Between the years 1986-1989 Legum Chevrolet-Nissan positioned third in Car News’ top “Deals Mammoths” in the nation.
In 1989 Legum sold Legum Chevrolet-Nissan to Sway Ringer and in 1997 he sold Westminster-Chevrolet-Oldsmobile-Cadillac to Len Stoler, which finished the family’s 76 years in the car business.
With the offer of the dealerships Legum could concentrate the majority of his vitality as president and CEO of Stop Circle Organization.
In 1962 Stop Circle Engine Organization sold Truck Rental Organization of Baltimore to Avis as a byproduct of money and 10 percent enthusiasm for Avis. In 1966, Stop Circle and Lazard Freres sold Avis to ITT Organization in return for stock in ITT. This money and stock turned into the reason for Stop Circle’s unique stock portfolio, which Legum has overseen for more than 50 years.
Since the initiation of the portfolio Legum has concentrated on securing sizable property of Baltimore based organizations including Dark & Decker, McCormick and Legg Bricklayer. In 1989 Legum answered to the SEC that he possessed five percent of Legg Bricklayer.
Moving toward his charitable attempts similarly he picks stocks, Legum chooses Baltimore establishments of the most noteworthy bore and structures long lasting duties to them.
Legum has been a staunch supporter of Johns Hopkins for a long time. His first relationship with Hopkins started in 1990 as a lay individual from the Johns Hopkins Bayview Institutional Audit Board.
Legum has been an individual from the Wilmer Eye Foundation’s Leading body of Governors for a long time. In the wake of serving 17 years on the Leading body of Trustees of Johns Hopkins Pharmaceutical, he got to be distinctly emeritus trustee and keeps on serving on the fund council.
Through the Legum Establishment, Legum and his significant other Harriet have upheld a wide cluster of generous endeavors profiting both Johns Hopkins College and Johns Hopkins Prescription.
In 2003 Mr. also, Mrs. Legum made an extensive commitment to bolster the development of another clinical and fundamental research working for Johns Hopkins Prescription.
The Legum’s have additionally enriched the Jeffrey and Harriet Legum Residency in Intense Neurological Medication and also The John W. Griffin, MD Residency in Neurology.
Legum has for some time been an ardent supporter of the Baltimore Exhibition hall of Workmanship. He is at present a privileged trustee in the wake of serving 20 years on the board. He additionally served 18 years on the official council, including three years as treasurer, three years as secretary, and two years as controller. He was seat for a long time amid his 20 year residency on the artistic work increases board of trustees and a seat for a long time amid his 20 years on the venture council, amid which time Legum’s speculation discernment developed the exhibition hall’s enrichment significantly.
In 1997 Legum and his significant other co-led “An Amazing Undertaking” an affair praising the opening of BMA’s show of the many fortunes from Victoria and Albert Exhibition hall. In 2001 the Legum’s co-led the function commending the reviving of the Cone Accumulation. Legum has likewise co-supported various shows including the Baltimore Gallery of Workmanship’s Lucas Gathering in 2000 and the Andy Warhol display “Warhol: The Lost Decade” in 2010. In 2013 Legum made a gift to subsidize the BMA’s 100th commemoration promoting and advertising effort. He additionally gave the assets to make another docent room which opened in 2015.
Legum has dedicated impressive time to his previous institute of matriculation, the Recreation center School of Baltimore. He filled in as both board part and administrator of the speculation advisory group for a long time, as an individual from the official council for a long time, the back panel seat for a long time, and the treasurer for a long time. Amid his residency from 1982-1997 the estimation of Stop’s gift dramatically increased.
Various different establishments have been the recipient of Legum’s generosity including Kennedy Krieger, the Related Jewish Philanthropies, Baltimore Hebrew Gathering, the American Disease Society, the Baltimore Ensemble Symphony, the Chesapeake Inlet Establishment, and the College of Pennsylvania.
In acknowledgment of Mr. Legum’s fifty years of business astuteness and expert achievement, he has been highlighted in a wide assortment of distinctions distributions, incorporating’s Who in Fund and Business’, Who in America’s, Who in the East’s, Who On the planet and additionally the 1987 inaugural release of’s Who of Rising Pioneers in America.
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