Val Ackerman biography

Val Ackerman

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1959 –

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Who is Val Ackerman?

Valerie B. "Val" Ackerman is the current commissioner of the Big East Conference. She is best known for being the first president of the Women's National Basketball Association, serving from 1996-2005. She is an attorney, sports executive, and former basketball player.

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Born
Nov 7, 1959
Lakewood
Also known as
  • Valerie B. "Val" Ackerman
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Virginia
    ( - 1981)
  • Law degree, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Hopewell Valley Central High School
Employment
  • President, Women's National Basketball Association
    (1997 - 2005)
  • Associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Staff Attorney, National Basketball Association
Lived in
  • Pennington

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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