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THE LAND

Welcome to Cleveland

Home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Home to the 2nd Largest Theatre District in America

Home to More Food Network Chefs per capita than any city
outside of NYC or Top 5 in America for best cities for nightlife (Apartmentguide.com)

Home of the worlds 2nd best hospital

2016 America’s Hottest City

Home of the 11th busiest arena in the country

Birthplace of Superman

CAREER PATH

Learn how others have moved through the ranks of the organization

HALL OF FAME

See those who have gone throughthe ranks of the organization

Leadership

Numbers and money follow; they do not lead.

Culture

Strong Work Ethic | Passion for your Craft | Openness to Learning | Leadership | Positive Attitude

The Foundation is an elite Inside Sales program that serves as a platform to launch your career in sports. While in this program you will receive all the tools needed to have a long successful career in sports and develop a skill set that will make you one of the sharpest salespeople in our industry. The Cavaliers organization has a reputation of producing some of the strongest leaders in sports.

5 Characteristics of Our Culture


Passion for your craft
Obsessed with getting better everyday at what you do


Positive AttitudeThe biggest controllable, we can’t always control the outcome but we can control how we react to it
Strong Work EthicContinuously giving maximum effort while always holding yourself to the highest standard
Openness to LearningPositively responds to training while continually seeking out constructive feedback to get better
LeadershipIt doesn’t take a title to be a leader, lead by example by always doing the right thing

Our Family of Companies

Obsessed with Finding a Better Way, For Our Clients, for Our Communities, and for Our Team Members

DAN GILBERT

Founder and Chairman, Quicken Loans and Rock Ventures
Chairman, 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers

Dan Gilbert is Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest mortgage lender. He is also Founder and Chairman of Rock Ventures, the umbrella entity for his portfolio of business and real estate investments, and Chairman of the Cleveland Cavaliers. For the past four consecutive years, the Cleveland Cavaliers have made appearances in the NBA Finals, and in 2016 won the NBA championship. Rock Ventures and its more than 100 affiliated companies across the country employ more than 30,000 team members, including more than 17,000 in Detroit’s urban core.

Dan is also an active investor in tech, sports-related and consumer direct companies. Dan is a Founder and Principal of Detroit Venture Partners (DVP), a venture capital firm that funds startup and early-stage technology companies and a Founding Partner of Detroit-based private equity group Rockbridge Growth Equity.

Dan began moving his Family of Companies to Detroit’s central business district in 2010 in an effort to help lead the transformation of a great American city. In 2011, Dan co-founded Detroit-based Bedrock, a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, leasing, financing, and managing commercial and residential space. Since its founding, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $5.6 billion to acquiring and developing more than 100 properties, including new construction of ground up developments in downtown Detroit and Cleveland, totaling more than 18 million square feet.

Dan serves on the boards of the Cleveland Clinic and the Children’s Tumor Foundation. In 2015, Dan and Jennifer Gilbert established the Gilbert Family Foundation and in 2017, formed ‘NF Forward’ to fund cutting-edge research dedicated to finding a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF). Dan earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and his law degree from Wayne State University.



Quicken Loans closed nearly half a trillion dollars in home loan volume across all 50 states, and in 2018, for the ninth consecutive year, earned J.D. Power’s highest rating for client satisfaction among all U.S. mortgage lenders.

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