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Nona Lee, the only openly gay Black woman in the executive tier of Major League Baseball, has resigned as chief legal officer of the Arizona Diamondbacks to pursue her passion of diversity and equity.

Lee has formed Truth DEI, a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultancy catering to companies, sports teams, and other organizations. She already has client in the Diamondbacks, where she spent 22 years, 17 as the top in-house lawyer.