Former AT&T Exec Cynthia Marshall Named Interim CEO of the Dallas Mavericks

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(Mark Cuban, owner, Dallas Mavericks and Cynthia Marshall, Interim CEO, Dallas Mavericks)

Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall was recently named Interim CEO of the Dallas Mavericks. She replaces  Terdema Ussery amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

Prior, Marshall served as senior vice president for human resources and chief diversity officer at AT&T.

In a recent press conference aside Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, Marshall is quoted as saying, “The process failed somewhere. I don’t know why it failed. And so that’s what we have to dig out. So I will be meeting one-on-one every single employee of the organization. I’m calling it my own `March Madness.”‘

“Leadership at AT&T suggested her name to us and basically conveyed to us that their most devastating day at AT&T was when Cynt left,” Cuban said of Marshall joining the Mavs. “That and confirmation from untold number of people was all the confirmation I needed to hear.”

A 2017 Network Journal 25 Influential Black Women in Business honoree, Marshall holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and Human Resources Management from University of California, Berkeley.