Jeffrey N. Gildenhorn is a native-born Washingtonian, educated in the District of Columbia and resides in Ward 3. Mr. Gildenhorn graduated from the Shepherd Elementary School, Paul Jr. High School, Calvin Coolidge High School (Ward 4), attended Bullis Preparatory School, and Georgetown University School of Business Administration and Foreign Service from 1961 to 1965. Upon the death of his father in 1965, he took charge of the family's retail liquor business (Circle Liquor Store) located in Chevy Chase, Washington, D.C. Subsequently, his business career propelled into Jeffrey Gildenhorn Enterprises which ultimately included 11 retail businesses. In 1989 he made a bid to purchase the Atlanta Braves and move the team to Washington, D.C.