Sianneh Mulbah Named a Top 50 Influential Black Leader by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Mulbah has led the organization through significant culture transformation 

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal named Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx Chief People and Inclusion Officer Sianneh Mulbah one of 50 influential Black business and community leaders in the Twin Cities region.  

“Being a part of such an inspiring and impactful group is an honor,” said Mulbah. “Our region is host to a thriving business community, and we are fortunate to lead such influential work across all sectors.” 

“I’m thrilled for Sianneh to receive this well-earned recognition,” said Timberwolves and Lynx CEO Ethan Casson. “For 13 seasons, she has been responsible for championing ideas and programs that improve culture and foster the development and engagement of our staff.” 

Mulbah joined the organization in 2011 as Director of Human Resources and has earned multiple promotions throughout her tenure, including recently adding DEI responsibilities to her current role, where she leads the organization’s human resources and DEI strategy. Under Mulbah’s leadership, the organization has undergone a significant culture transformation, resulting in increased engagement among staff and expanded programming aimed at fostering growth and development.  

In 2019, Mulbah became the first Timberwolves and Lynx employee to receive the prestigious Sports Business Journal “Game Changers” award. Mulbah was one of 40 women across the nation honored for their work in transforming the industry and leading the next generation in sports business. In 2021, Mulbah was named a Twin Cities Business 2021 Notable BIPOC Executive for her leadership throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Mulbah was named to Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s prestigious 40 Under 40 list in 2018, which recognizes high-achieving business leaders in the community.  

Mulbah leads the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx Women in Sports Leadership Council, which focuses on the professional growth and development of women in the workplace. She serves on the board of directors of the Twin Cities chapter of Women in Sports and Events (WISE) and is secretary of the Native American Parent Council – School District 196.   

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal selected 50 leaders across business, nonprofit and public sectors highlighting their impactful work and the diversity of Minnesota’s business community.