Meet the BHM 205: Ronnie Bruno

Under the leadership of Bruno and cofounder Gene Hallman, the Bruno Event Team, founded in 1995, has managed numerous major sports events across the nation, including the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament in Hoover, the annual Magic City Classic college football game in Birmingham, and scores of golf tournaments. Bruno served as chairman and CEO of Bruno’s Supermarkets from 1991 to 1995, when the company was sold. In 1995, Bruno founded an investment company, Bruno Capital Management, where he currently serves as president. He has also served on numerous charitable and corporate boards. He was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.

Alma Mater: The University of Alabama (B.S., marketing)

Passion/Hobby: College football and vintage automobiles

Smartphone App: Open Table and Pandora

Favorite Musicians: Eagles, Bruce Springsteen, and Adele

Dessert: Sugar-free bread pudding