General manager and head coach Mike Thibault announced that Maria Giovannetti has been promoted to assistant general manager.
“Maria has been one of the most integral parts of the Mystics organization since I have been here.” said Thibault. “She is involved in all strategic planning for our team, on and off the court. Her foresight, creativeness, and people skills have had a major impact on our improvement these past five years.”
Giovannetti has served as the team’s director of basketball operations for the last five years and has held various roles within the organization since 2006. As a member of Thibault’s staff, Giovannetti has been part of Mystics teams that have made four playoff appearances.
“I am grateful to Coach Thibault and the Mystics organization for their continuous support and confidence in me over the years,” stated Giovannetti. “I look forward to finding new ways to provide our players with the necessary resources to succeed on and off the court and serve as an impactful community partner.”