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Quick Facts About WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert: Net Worth, Salary, Husband, Family, & Children

Whenever we tend to speak about any business, men will overcome women. Several successful businesswomen are sitting on a higher level in today’s world than men. Among such, Cathy Engelbert is one of them.

Cathy is a current Commissioner of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and a former CEO of Deloitte.

She was named in the Collingswood Athletic Hall of Fame in 1993.

Cathy Engelbert Is A WNBA Commissioner

In 1986, Cathy Engelbert made a direct move to Deloitte company. She spends almost twelve years in Deloitte and became the partner of the company until 2019.

After serving for a long time in the company, she got an opportunity to serve as a Chairman and CEO of Deloitte and Touche LLP for a year from 2014 to 2015.

From 2015, Cathy held the administration of Deloitte as the CEO for four years until 2019 before joining WNBA as a Commissioner. Cathy also became the first female CEO to lead a Big Four professional services firm in the U.S.

A former Deloitte CEO, Cathy Engelbert, has been appointed as a Commissioner of the WNBA, as announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. She replaced former President of WNBA, Lisa Borders.

Cathy took her new position as a CEO of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) on 24 May 2019, shortly after the 2019-20 season began.

Cathy has more than 30 years of business experience, generating revenue and having management abilities.

 During the interview with Aaron Elstein, Cathy Engelbert mentioned:

“I have a vision to transform the way corporate sponsors look at women’s sports. Less than 5% of corporate sponsorship money goes to women’s sports and less than 5% of media coverage. My goal is to get both up to 10%. That will improve the player experience, fan engagement—and all tides will rise.”

She is a world-class business leader and a former women’s basketball player, which has a good idea to lead the WNBA, and she is believed to bring growth to the women’s team with her leadership skills.

Cathy Engelbert Net Worth And Earnings

Cathy Engelbert’s exact net worth is not revealed yet in public. However, being a former CEO of Deloitte and a current Commissioner of WNBA. She has accumulated a healthy amount of fortune from her career as a CEO.

After working for over three decades in Deloitte, Cathy became one of the powerful women in the world and the eighth highest-paid women CEO’S in 2017, as per

Cathy oversees over 80,000 employees while in Deloitte, and nearly $17.5 billion in annual revenue in 2017, and alone had $20 billion in revenue in the fiscal year 2018.

After being the WNBA Commissioner, the association will pay players an average salary of $130,000 and guarantee total salaries while on maternity leave.

The association also enhanced travel standards for the players, health and fitness care, and enhanced family benefits during her career as a current WNBA Commissioner.

Cathy Engelbert Married To U.S Army Pilot

Cathy Engelbert is a married woman and a caring mother. She got married to the U.S Army personal, who was a helicopter pilot.

After resigning from the Army, a West Point graduate, the former U.S Army pilot joined Mobil, which is now ExxonMobil.

She wants to keep her personal life a secret, and her husband’s name is unknown.

Cathy Engelbert Is Mother To A Son And A Daughter

Cathy Engelbert and her husband is the parents of two children.

Their first child Thomas (son), was born in 1998, and their second child Julia (daughter), was born in 2001 respectively.

Cathy worked as a basketball coach for almost five years to her daughter, Julia Martin’s basketball team.

Cathy’s daughter graduated from her high school academics on 21 May 2019 as Cathy uploads a photo with her daughter through Twitter.

Cathy Engelbert and her daughter

Cathy Engelbert sharing the Picture of her daughter graduation align with her dad (Cathy Engelbert/Twitter)

The 56-year-old coach was named one of the twelve powerful moms and the highest-rated CEO in the United States in 2015, an honor presented by her own employees as per The Street.

The couple and their children currently live in Berkeley Heights in North Jersey, the United States of America.

Cathy Engelbert Grew In Large Family

Cathy Engelbert’s date of birth is 14 November 1964. She hails from Collingswood, New Jersey. 

She grew up in a large family alongside seven siblings, with five brothers and two sisters. Her father, who died in 1987, was an IT manager and a basketball player of St. Joseph, whereas her mother is a medical practice administrator.

As growing up, she, along with her brothers and sisters, played basketball. She played for East Coast Conference and also played the Patriots League with her siblings during her early age.

Height Of Cathy Engelbert

Being a former basketball player, Cathy Engelbert has an athletic height of 5 feet and 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Cathy Engelbert Education Details

She attended Lehigh University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1986.

After graduation from Lehigh University, she received her CPA certification. She became a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Pennsylvania, New York, the United States of America.