NEW YORK – WNBA President Lisa Borders is stepping down.
The league announced Tuesday she will become the first president and CEO of Time’s Up – an organization dedicated to safe, fair and dignified work for women. Borders says it was fully her decision to leave.
NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum will oversee the WNBA on an interim basis while a search for a successor begins,
Borders joined the league in 2016. She helped the WNBA grow in areas such as live streaming of games on Twitter and the availability of one-day daily fantasy.
Borders is the third executive to leave the league in the last six months. The league is coming off a season in which it had its highest TV ratings in four years. It begins its 23rd season next year.