Cynt Marshall has been a dynamic force within the Mavericks organization and throughout her 36 year career at AT&T. When Cynt was hired as the CEO of the Mavs in March 2018, she set her sights on transforming the culture. Her vision was for the Mavericks to become the NBA’s gold standard for diversity and inclusion. In her first 100 days on the job, she evolved the company through her values-based leadership style.
Prior to her joining the Mavs, Cynt founded Marshalling Resources, a consulting firm specializing in leadership, culture transformation, diversity and inclusion and overall optimization of people resources.
During Cynt’s tenure at AT&T, she served as senior vice president in human resources and Chief Diversity Officer. Cynt also led the team that created a world class diversity and inclusion culture, landing AT&T in the top three on Diversity Inc.’s 2017 Top 50 list of companies. She also spearheaded the work that for the first time placed AT&T on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list in 2017, one of only two Fortune 50 companies.
Widely recognized for her visionary leadership and ability to get things done Cynt, is the recipient of several honors and awards. Most recently, Cynt was hailed as one of Adweek’s 30 Most Powerful Women in Sports and was selected as one of the 2019 Women of Power Legacy Award honorees by Black Enterprise.
Cynt graduated from the University of California-Berkeley with degrees in Business Administration and Human Resources Management and holds four honorary doctorate degrees. 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.