\Northern Virginia Based Cybersecurity Consulting Firm Joins as an Official Club Partner \
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 22, 2023) – D.C. United have today announced that the club and MindPoint Group, a McLean, Virginia based cybersecurity consulting firm have agreed to a multi-year partnership deal.
“D.C. United are proud to welcome MindPoint Group to the club’s growing partner portfolio as a leader in cybersecurity and innovation, working with both the private and public sectors to identify, assess, and defend against cybersecurity threats, close security gaps, and manage risk with innovative products and services,” said Danita Johnson, President of Business Operations, D.C. United. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to have a local DMV company such as MindPoint join the Black-and-Red family as one of our valued Platinum Partners.”
MindPoint Group will receive prominent branding throughout Audi Field, the club’s downtown Washington, D.C. stadium, premium client appreciation benefits at D.C. United home matches, and exposure and inclusion across the club’s social and digital media channels. Additionally, MindPoint Group will have the opportunity to support the D.C. United Foundation’s work in the community as a “Partner in Service” across various initiatives and projects.
"We are thrilled to be joining the Black-and-Red family," said MindPoint Group Co-Founder, Matthew Shepherd. "As two organizations with strong ties to our local DC community, we're looking forward to seeing this partnership grow both on and off the pitch."Named one of the Washington Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2022, MindPoint Group’s customers include organizations such as the Department of Justice, the Department of Commerce and Noname Security.
About D.C. United
One of the founding clubs of Major League Soccer in 1996, D.C. United are among the most decorated teams in the United States with 13 domestic and international trophies.
D.C. United have called the District home for the past 27 seasons and play their home games at Audi Field in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest, Washington, D.C, which opened in 2018. In addition to D.C. United games, the 20,000-seat soccer-specific stadium hosts over 100 events year-round, including the District’s premier arts, culinary, and music festival, Unite the District Fest. Audi Field is also home to America’s number one sportsbook through a partnership with FanDuel Group.
The Black-and-Red have won the MLS Cup four times (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004), the Supporters’ Shield four times (1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007) and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three times (1996, 2008 and 2013).
For more information and club updates, please visit www.dcunited.com and find us on social media @dcunited.
About MindPoint Group
MindPoint Group is a leading cybersecurity consulting firm that strives to simplify cybersecurity to enhance an organization’s mission. Since 2009, MindPoint Group has been the cybersecurity firm of choice for federal agencies and commercial enterprises around the world. Named one of the Washington Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2022, MindPoint Group is a full-service ISO 9001-certified cybersecurity organization offering expertise in managed SOC services; governance, risk, and compliance; security operations; FedRAMP 3PAO services; CMMC assessment preparation; vulnerability analysis and penetration testing; and automation. Visit mindpointgroup.com/dcunited to discover how MindPoint Group empowers clients to meet their goals.