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Monumental Sports & Entertainment Named 2017 AFL Front Office/Support Staff of the Year

Courtesy: Monumental Sports & Entertainment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Arena Football League announced today that Monumental Sports & Entertainment has been named the 2017 AFL Front Office/Support Staff of the Year. The Arena Awards will take place this afternoon at 4:30 p.m. at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. and can be streamed on AFLNow (www.arenafootball.com/live or the AFL App on iOS or Android).

On behalf of the Arena Football League:

Front Office/Support Staff of the Year: Monumental Sports & Entertainment
The Front Office/Supports Staff of the Year award was given to Monumental Sports & Entertainment and the front office staffs of the Washington Valor and Baltimore Brigade. This award recognizes the entirety of the front office supports including; public relations, sponsorship, ticketing, football operations and management. Monumental Sports & Entertainment is led by Ted Leonsis (Founder, Chairman, Majority Owner and Chief Executive Officer). The staff includes: Roger Mody (Managing Partner), Jim Van Stone (President), Peter Biché (Chief Financial Officer), Zach Leonsis (Vice President and General Manager of Monumental Sports Network), Grant Hastings (Director of Business Development) and Jeff Bowler (Vice President of Business Operations).

“We are incredibly proud of the hard work and accomplishments of our entire staff,” said Bowler. “Launching two arena football teams in one season is a massive undertaking and would not have been possible without the tireless effort of a special group of people, in every department and at every level. We’re excited about the foundation we set this season and are eager to continue to develop the product for the Brigade and Valor fanbases.”

“We are incredibly proud of the hard work and accomplishments of our entire staff,” said Bowler. Click To Tweet

Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), located in Washington, D.C., is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. MSE owns and operates five professional sports teams: the AFL’s Baltimore Brigade and Washington Valor, NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals and the WNBA’s Washington Mystics. The company is also co-owner of aXiomatic, which has controlling interest in global esports franchise Team Liquid, and owns and operates Capitol One Arena in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also manages Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals and EagleBank Arena on George Mason University’s campus. The District of Columbia and Events DC are building a new sports and entertainment facility in Southeast DC on the St. Elizabeth’s East campus. The facility will feature a state-of-the art training facility for the Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics and will also include a 4,200-seat arena which will become the new home of the Washington Mystics. The facility is scheduled to open in the fall of 2018. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also co-owns and operates Monumental Sports Network (MSN) with the NBC Sports Group. MSN is the mid-Atlantic region’s top destination for exclusive fan experiences and original sports content across desktop, tablet, mobile and OTT streaming devices. Visit www.monumentalsports.com.

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