“I’m in the business of making lifelong memories. The social responsibility of the positive bonding memories between fathers and sons and mothers and daughters and friends and communities is enormous. I view what I do with stewarding and owning the teams as being a second mayor of the city, a much richer, higher calling than just wins and losses or ratings points of the number of tickets you sell.”
A gifted entrepreneur, Theodore John Leonsis has played a pioneering role in opening up the Internet to the American public by recognizing the interface between technology, entertainment, and communication. He is the founder of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which owns the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, Washington Mystics, and Verizon Center.