Lynx announce promotion of Carley Knox to President of Business Operations

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The previous position for Carley Knox at the Minnesota Lynx’s front office was “Vice President of Business Operations.”

In her new title, all she has to do is simply remove the “vice.”

The Lynx announced yesterday that Knox received a promotion to become the franchise’s President of Business Operations. She has spent 12 seasons with the Lynx and 17 within the WNBA – including a marriage to coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve.

Knox is also part of the WNBA’s Diversity Hiring Task Force. A release says she will lead Lynx business initiatives such as service, tickets sales and being the middle-person between the team and league on matters related to business and marketing.


She has been a driving force in our efforts to develop a passionate fanbase while becoming a champion for social change. I look forward to her leadership as we prepare for the upcoming Lynx season.

–Ethan Casson, CEO, Lynx and Timberwolves (release)

That passionate fanbase got Minnesota to third in average attendance for the 2019 season – right behind the Los Angeles Sparks and Phoenix Mercury.

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