2018 TOP 100 EVENT
2018 TOP 100 EVENT
November 1, 2018
555 S Lamar St
Dallas, TX 75202
GUEST SPEAKER | Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall
CEO of the Dallas Mavericks
As the chief executive officer of the Dallas Mavericks, Cynt Marshall is leading the charge for a culture transformation. Her vision is that by 2019, the Dallas Mavericks organization will be setting the NBA standard for inclusion and diversity, and her immediate key focus areas include modeling a zero-tolerance policy for inappropriate behavior, developing a women’s agenda, institutionalizing an inclusive and supportive culture and developing a best-in-class employee complaint process and operations infrastructure.
Before joining the Mavs, Marshall founded Marshalling Resources, a consulting firm specializing in leadership, diversity and inclusion, and worked at AT&T, where she rose to senior vice president of human resources and chief diversity officer.
At AT&T, Marshall led the team that created a world-class diversity and inclusion culture that landed AT&T in the top three on Diversity Inc’s 2017 Top 50 list of companies.
Widely recognized for her visionary leadership and ability to get things done, Marshall was honored in 2017 by The Network Journal as one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Business. That same year, she was awarded the Athena Leadership Program Award by the Dallas Regional Chamber. In 2017 and 2015, she was selected as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America by Black Enterprise magazine, and she was named to Ebony magazine’s 2016 “Power 100” list.
Marshall graduated from the University of California-Berkeley with degrees in business administration and human resources management and holds two honorary doctorate of humane letters degrees from Livingstone College and Bennett College. She is on the board of Dallas CASA and a member of the Executive Leadership Council .
The fourth of six children, Cynt grew up in Richmond, Calif., and lives in the Dallas area. She and her husband, Kenneth Marshall, have four adult children.
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