Monumental Sports & Entertainment Receives Corporate Culture Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monumental Sports & Entertainment was selected by SmartCEO Magazine as one of the top 50 companies in the greater Washington area to receive the Corporate Culture Award. The award recognizes companies that successfully champion positive, productive and performance-driven corporate cultures as well as develop impactful practices with their employees. The inaugural Corporate Culture award-winners are profiled in the current November/December issue of SmartCEO Magazine.
“We’re excited to be one of the area’s top companies selected for providing a culture that is championed by a passionate and community-driven staff,” said Kelly Skoloda, senior vice president of human resources and employment counsel for Monumental Sports & Entertainment. “Few workplaces can compare with ours as we see, interact with, manage, train and promote a product that stirs the passion and joy of an entire metropolitan area, and we have fun doing it.”

The corporate culture at Monumental Sports & Entertainment can be demonstrated through a passion to be the first to market, to enhance the fan experience and to volunteer in the local community. Some recent examples include the use of the latest technology in virtual reality by STRIVR Labs, a $10 million renovation of Verizon Center and the Family-to-Family annual holiday shopping event.

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About Monumental Sports & Entertainment
Monumental Sports & Entertainment 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 three professional sports teams: the NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals and WNBA’s Washington Mystics. The group also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals and George Mason University’s EagleBank Arena. In January 2013 Monumental Sports & Entertainment launched Monumental Network, a digital platform that serves as the hub for the region’s sports and entertainment news. Visit for more information.