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Nona Lee – People On The Move

Nona Lee – People On The Move

Phoenix Business Journal / Nona Lee, Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, Arizona Diamondbacks, was elected to Valley of the Sun United Way’s Board of Directors. Nona is chair of the D-backs for Change Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Council. She serves on the board of the Sports Lawyers Association as past president and co-chair of several committees including Diversity and Inclusion. She also serves on the board of the National LGBTQ Bar Association, and co-chairs its Diversity & Inclusion committees…

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‘I just feel like this is my purpose’: The drive of Diamondbacks executive Nona Lee to make change

‘I just feel like this is my purpose’: The drive of Diamondbacks executive Nona Lee to make change

Brittany Ghiroli / The Athletic / It is just after 10 a.m. in Arizona, and Diamondbacks executive vice president Nona Lee has already been working for hours. On this morning, Lee is taking calls and meetings from home — as she still does occasionally in the COVID-19 world — but she’ll head to the stadium in a few hours because it’s important.

It’s Pride Night for Arizona, and Lee, who leads the team’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, can’t wait for the pregame festivities…

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Stepping Up to the Plate

Stepping Up to the Plate

Robbie Cabral / Youth Voices Blog / The Arizona Diamondbacks have been a Phoenix staple ever since they came on the scene in 1998. Within the last 22 years there has been tremendous growth and change in the valley. With the growing acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community, many sports leagues have taken steps to acknowledge the community including Major League Baseball…

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Gay Diamondback executive VP Nona Lee leads her team’s push for LGBTQ inclusion

Gay Diamondback executive VP Nona Lee leads her team’s push for LGBTQ inclusion

Ken Schultz / www.outsports.com / As one of the highest ranking LGBTQ members of any MLB front office, Arizona Diamondbacks Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Nona Lee has seen firsthand how our community has become more welcome within the league over the past 21 years.

After playing college basketball at Pepperdine University, Lee was inspired to merge her work in law with her passion for sports by the founding of the WNBA…

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TWE 285: Baseball Exec Nona Lee on Her Passion for Sports and Making a Difference

TWE 285: Baseball Exec Nona Lee on Her Passion for Sports and Making a Difference

Catherine Anaya / The Woman’s Eye / Don’t miss a BRAND NEW episode of The Women’s Eye podcast with Catherine Anaya as I talk with Nona Lee, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of the Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team.

Nona is in her 21st season with the Diamondbacks organization

We talk about the impact of the pandemic on Major League Baseball and how Nona thinks games might be played, once they resume…

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Chief Legal Officer Nona Lee of MLB’s Arizona Diamondbacks Hits a Home Run

Chief Legal Officer Nona Lee of MLB’s Arizona Diamondbacks Hits a Home Run

Sue Reisinger / law.com / Nona Lee, chief legal officer and executive vice president of Major League Baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks, describes herself as a one-time reluctant lawyer. But once the former college athlete discovered that she could combine her legal knowledge with her passion for sports, she knew she had found her calling…

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Introducing: Nona M. Lee of the Arizona Diamondbacks

Introducing: Nona M. Lee of the Arizona Diamondbacks

Brianne Burrowes / I Want Her Job / A career in law doesn’t have to be all tax code or malpractice suits. After all, Nona M. Lee found her niche in the field when she combined law with another one of her passions: sports.

As the senior vice president of general counsel for MLB baseball team the Arizona Diamondbacks, Nona manages the organization’s legal department…

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