The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Wednesday that Brian A. Ford has been named the team's Chief Operating Officer. Ford is entering his seventh year with the Buccaneers, the last four as Vice President of Business Administration. In his capacity as COO, Ford will continue to oversee all the day-to-day business operations for the organization.
Ford is married to his middle-school sweetheart, Judy, and they have two sons, Brian III and Brandon. Ford currently serves on the Board of the Ronald McDonald House, the Florida Sports Foundation and Tampa Bay & Company. Judy is an active member of the Buccaneer Women's Organization, which hosts charitable functions and community service projects in Tampa Bay throughout the year. Brian III and Brandon both play high school football in Hillsborough County.