Kurt Kehl is senior vice president of corporate communications and chief communications officer for Monumental Sports & Entertainment, working closely with its founder, chairman and majority owner, Ted Leonsis.
Monumental Sports & Entertainment is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country and 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., and oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals’ state-of-the-art training facility, and George Mason University’s Patriot Center. Kehl manages strategic communications through a variety of channels, ensuring coordination and alignment across all Monumental Sports & Entertainment brands. He also oversees broadcasting initiatives and the organization’s charitable foundation and outreach. Prior to joining the Washington Capitals in 2002, Kehl was the associate director of athletics for public affairs at Princeton University. While at Princeton, Kehl was involved in a variety of communications- and marketing-related responsibilities. He began his career at Washington & Jefferson College following internships at Carnegie Mellon University and the Olympic Training Center. Kehl holds a bachelor's degree in journalism with a concentration in public relations and a minor in business administration from Kent State University.
Kent State University - B.A. - Journalism (Public Relations Concentration/Business Administration Minor)