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Introducing Donn M. Davis, Mariemont High School Distinguished Alumnus

Introducing Donn M. Davis, Mariemont High School Distinguished Alumnus

DonnCropCongratulations to Mariemont High School Distinguished Alumnus Donn M. Davis!

Donn M. Davis graduated from Mariemont High School with the class of 1981 where he was Senior Class President. He graduated from Miami University with a BS in in finance and then earned his JD from the University of Michigan Law School.

Donn started his career as an attorney at Sidley & Austin in Chicago, specializing in media and technology transactions. At 29 years old, he became the youngest team attorney in Major League Baseball negotiating player contracts for the Chicago Cubs. From 1992 to 1998, he served in senior roles at Tribune Company, where he was President of Tribune Ventures.

From 1998 to 2003, Donn was a senior executive at America Online, including President of the AOL Interactive Properties Group. He then became CEO of Exclusive Resorts, building it into one of the first successful “sharing economy” companies. In 2005 Donn co-founded venture capital firm Revolution LLC with Steve Case and serves as its Managing Partner. Mr. Davis and his wife Sharon live in Great Falls, Virginia with their three children, Cameron, Cooper and Tess.

Please join us Friday October 2nd for the Mariemont High School Homecoming and help welcome the 2015 Distinguished Alumni.   Mr. Davis and his fellow honorees will be featured in the Homecoming Parade beginning at 5:30 pm, and will be formally recognized at Kusel Stadium.

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