Creating extraordinary experiences for our customers, fans, and Associates, all of Arthur M. Blank’s Family of Businesses navigate by six CORE VALUES that guide how we serve people, our communities, and our country.
Founded in 1995, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation uses the power of values-based connected philanthropy to champion meaningful change that strengthens communities. Uniquely leveraging all the socially responsible Blank Family of Businesses, the Foundation has thus far granted $600 million to create social, economic and environmental value for our communities while serving those in need.
Headquartered in Atlanta, AMB Sports + Entertainment includes the National Football League Atlanta Falcons, Major League Soccer 2018 Cup champion Atlanta United, the state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and America’s largest golf retailer PGA TOUR Superstore.
Owner Arthur Blank acquired the Atlanta Falcons Football Club in 2002. Under his leadership, the Falcons have become one of the NFL’s premier teams on and off the field.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a world-class sports and entertainment facility located in the heart of downtown Atlanta. Opened in August 2017, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is home to the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons and Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United. The multi-purpose stadium is also host to marquee sports, civic and cultural events.
Atlanta United joined Major League Soccer as an expansion franchise in 2017. ATLUTD has quickly emerged as a world-class club, capturing the 2018 MLS Cup in just its second season and creating an unparalleled fanbase responsible for breaking multiple league records for season ticket sales, single-game attendance and merchandise sales.
PGA TOUR Superstore is the PGA TOUR’s exclusive off-course/off-airport retail partner operating stores nationwide. PGA TOUR Superstore provides golf and tennis players alike with unparalleled selection, exceptional services and guaranteed low prices.
AMBSE Ventures, a subsidiary of AMB Sports and Entertainment, is an investment fund foundationally rooted in AMBSE’s organizational core values and entrepreneurial spirit, which have driven numerous fan-friendly innovations in the industry while growing enterprise value. Overseen by Steve Cannon, CEO of AMB Sports and Entertainment, and members of the AMBSE leadership team, the fund’s immediate focus will be investing in entrepreneurs who are growing technology platforms in emerging sports and entertainment, sports analytics, event operations, and fan engagement.
AMB West in Montana includes three stunning profit and non-profit ranches that bring people together in meaningful ways. Operating approximately 27,000 acres in Paradise Valley bordered by the entrance to Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone River, and Gallatin National Forest, AMB West is committed to “serve and conserve” by thus far granting $8 million in Montana-focused efforts on early childhood development, health and wellness including suicide prevention, and conservation of the land’s natural beauty for current and future generations to enjoy.
When Arthur M. Blank purchased Mountain Sky Guest Ranch in 2001, it became the first company in the Blank Family of Businesses. Located just 30 miles from Yellowstone National Park in Montana’s breathtaking Paradise Valley, the 11,000-acre ranch has topped the list of upscale guest resorts in the American West.
Since purchasing West Creek Ranch in 2017, Arthur M. Blank has preserved the spectacular 6,600-acre Montana property and transformed it into an inspired philanthropic space offered by invitation-only to select nonprofit partners, business partners and Associates of the Blank Family of Businesses.
In November 2019, Paradise Valley Ranch in Montana became the latest addition to the Blank Family of Businesses. Since 2001, the Blank Family have been part of the Paradise Valley community and this 9,300-acre property will respect the tradition of ranching while preserving the beautiful land for the sake of wildlife and outdoor recreation.