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Bryan Glazer
Co-Chairman

Bryan Glazer—entering his 19th year with the team in 2013—has helped revitalize the Buccaneers franchise and brand. Possessing an acute business sense, Glazer, who oversees many of the day-to-day operations of the club, has shaped the Buccaneers into one of the most recognizable and successful franchises in the National Football League and has become a leader in the Bay area, recognized for his tremendous community work.

Since Glazer assumed his current role with the club, the Buccaneers have posted 142 regular season wins and five playoff wins, one of the most successful stretches in club history. Tampa Bay reached the playoffs for the fourth consecutive time in 2002, the only team in the league to head to the postseason all four years from 1999-2002. In addition, the Buccaneers have seen seven playoff appearances since 1997. Prior to the Glazers’ arrival, the franchise advanced to the postseason just three times in the previous 19 years, from 1976-94.

Glazer and his entire family were on hand as Tampa Bay claimed its first NFL title with a 48-21 victory over Oakland in Super Bowl XXXVII on January 26, 2003 in San Diego. The Buccaneers, who were making their first appearance in the NFL’s championship game, also claimed the first-ever NFC South title in 2002, then the fourth division crown in team history. Tampa Bay also took NFC South titles in 2005 and 2007.

An instrumental figure in his family’s purchase of the Buccaneers in 1995, Glazer has been a driving force in improving every aspect of the club’s influence, both nationally and in the Tampa Bay region.

In 2012, Glazer and his brothers undertook the critical task of selecting the next head coach for the Buccaneers. The exhaustive search left no stone unturned in the hunt for the man most capable of maximizing the young team’s talent, and when Greg Schiano’s hire was announced on January 26, the move was hailed as an innovative and outside-the-box solution. Schiano, known for instilling integrity and discipline, joined the Buccaneers from Rutgers University, where he served as the head coach from 2001-11. Schiano was single-handedly credited with putting the program on the map. The Glazer family’s decision signaled a commitment to moving the Buccaneers forward into a successful future.

Indeed, in 2012, the team showed growth and great potential, ending the season with the top rushing defense in the league and setting several franchise records, including the club’s first-ever 4,000-yard passing season (Josh Freeman; 4,065) and top rushing total for a rookie (Doug Martin; 1,454). Three Buccaneers – Gerald McCoy, Vincent Jackson and Doug Martin – were elected to the Pro Bowl following the season, and three rookie draft picks – Mark Barron, Doug Martin and Lavonte David – were named to the PFW/PFWA All-Rookie Team.

Glazer’s commitment to the organization and the local community are also highlighted in the club’s effort constructing Raymond James Stadium, which successfully hosted Super Bowl XXXV in January 2001 and played host to Super Bowl XLIII in 2009. Glazer played an integral role in helping to lure the 2009 game to the Bay area, speaking to NFL owners on behalf of the team and the Tampa Bay community at the NFL League meetings in May 2005. Glazer is committed to continuing to bring future Super Bowls to the area.

Glazer worked alongside stadium architects and contractors during the construction of Raymond James Stadium to produce his vision of what the premier stadium in the NFL should resemble. Glazer oversaw all phases of the construction of Raymond James Stadium, where the Buccaneers have notched an impressive 69-49 record in the regular season.

Glazer also worked diligently on the construction of One Buccaneer Place, the team’s training facility and business operations center. The 136,320 square-foot state-of-the-art headquarters, located mere blocks from Raymond James Stadium, is one of the finest in the National Football League. The signature feature of the facility is its breathtaking entrance, which includes the world’s largest football, towering nearly five stories tall. The facility opened to rave reviews in August of 2006.

His innovative approach to business and penchant for “thinking outside the box” has resulted in the creation of the club’s Pewter Partners program, which rewards the Buccaneers’ sponsors with superior advertising packages and unprecedented customer service.

Glazer, along with designers and graphic artists from NFL Properties in New York and Los Angeles, developed the Buccaneers’ current logo and color scheme in 1996-97, following the family’s purchase of the team. The new design, which was based on research of Caribbean buccaneer history, marked the first significant change to the team logo and uniform in franchise history. Upon its successful unveiling on April 9, 1997, the logo garnered rave reviews from such media outlets as USA Today, Fox Sports,

The New York Times and The Washington Post. Perhaps the ultimate testament to the effectiveness of the logo, which consists of a skull and crossed swords on a blood-red, wind-swept battle flag, is that it became – and remains – wildly popular among Buccaneers fans. Put simply, it exemplifies the brand of football played in Tampa Bay.

In addition to his business achievements, Glazer also has been involved in a number of vital football- related efforts directly related to the on-the-field success experienced by the Buccaneers, certainly including, but not limited to, the team’s first Super Bowl championship.

A native of Rochester, New York, the 47-year-old Glazer serves on the NFL’s Digital Media Committee, as appointed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and he makes regular community and charitable appearances on behalf of the Glazer Family Foundation, which in June 2011 was honored as Foundation of the Year at the inaugural Tampa Bay Sports Commission Sneaker Soiree. The Foundation donated $5 million toward the construction of a new children’s museum in downtown Tampa, which opened on September 25, 2010 and is named the Glazer Children’s Museum. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of the Glazer Children’s Museum, Glazer is also on the Board of Directors Advisory Council for Ronald McDonald House. In spring of 2011, he served as Chairman of the American Heart Association’s annual Heart Ball charity event.

Glazer also serves on the Board of Manchester United, which has captured five Premier League titles (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013), as well as the 2008 Champions League title, during the family’s ownership.

Glazer earned his bachelor’s degree in broadcast communications from American University in 1986, prior to completing his law degree from Whittier College School of Law in 1989.

Bryan Glazer—entering his 19th year with the team in 2013—has helped revitalize the Buccaneers franchise and brand. Possessing an acute business sense, Glazer, who oversees many of the day-to-day operations of the club, has shaped the Buccaneers into one of the most recognizable and successful franchises in the National Football League and has become a leader in the Bay area, recognized for his tremendous community work.

Since Glazer assumed his current role with the club, the Buccaneers have posted 142 regular season wins and five playoff wins, one of the most successful stretches in club history. Tampa Bay reached the playoffs for the fourth consecutive time in 2002, the only team in the league to head to the postseason all four years from 1999-2002. In addition, the Buccaneers have seen seven playoff appearances since 1997. Prior to the Glazers’ arrival, the franchise advanced to the postseason just three times in the previous 19 years, from 1976-94.

Glazer and his entire family were on hand as Tampa Bay claimed its first NFL title with a 48-21 victory over Oakland in Super Bowl XXXVII on January 26, 2003 in San Diego. The Buccaneers, who were making their first appearance in the NFL’s championship game, also claimed the first-ever NFC South title in 2002, then the fourth division crown in team history. Tampa Bay also took NFC South titles in 2005 and 2007.

An instrumental figure in his family’s purchase of the Buccaneers in 1995, Glazer has been a driving force in improving every aspect of the club’s influence, both nationally and in the Tampa Bay region.

In 2012, Glazer and his brothers undertook the critical task of selecting the next head coach for the Buccaneers. The exhaustive search left no stone unturned in the hunt for the man most capable of maximizing the young team’s talent, and when Greg Schiano’s hire was announced on January 26, the move was hailed as an innovative and outside-the-box solution. Schiano, known for instilling integrity and discipline, joined the Buccaneers from Rutgers University, where he served as the head coach from 2001-11. Schiano was single-handedly credited with putting the program on the map. The Glazer family’s decision signaled a commitment to moving the Buccaneers forward into a successful future.

Indeed, in 2012, the team showed growth and great potential, ending the season with the top rushing defense in the league and setting several franchise records, including the club’s first-ever 4,000-yard passing season (Josh Freeman; 4,065) and top rushing total for a rookie (Doug Martin; 1,454). Three Buccaneers – Gerald McCoy, Vincent Jackson and Doug Martin – were elected to the Pro Bowl following the season, and three rookie draft picks – Mark Barron, Doug Martin and Lavonte David – were named to the PFW/PFWA All-Rookie Team.

Glazer’s commitment to the organization and the local community are also highlighted in the club’s effort constructing Raymond James Stadium, which successfully hosted Super Bowl XXXV in January 2001 and played host to Super Bowl XLIII in 2009. Glazer played an integral role in helping to lure the 2009 game to the Bay area, speaking to NFL owners on behalf of the team and the Tampa Bay community at the NFL League meetings in May 2005. Glazer is committed to continuing to bring future Super Bowls to the area.

Glazer worked alongside stadium architects and contractors during the construction of Raymond James Stadium to produce his vision of what the premier stadium in the NFL should resemble. Glazer oversaw all phases of the construction of Raymond James Stadium, where the Buccaneers have notched an impressive 69-49 record in the regular season.

Glazer also worked diligently on the construction of One Buccaneer Place, the team’s training facility and business operations center. The 136,320 square-foot state-of-the-art headquarters, located mere blocks from Raymond James Stadium, is one of the finest in the National Football League. The signature feature of the facility is its breathtaking entrance, which includes the world’s largest football, towering nearly five stories tall. The facility opened to rave reviews in August of 2006.

His innovative approach to business and penchant for “thinking outside the box” has resulted in the creation of the club’s Pewter Partners program, which rewards the Buccaneers’ sponsors with superior advertising packages and unprecedented customer service.

Glazer, along with designers and graphic artists from NFL Properties in New York and Los Angeles, developed the Buccaneers’ current logo and color scheme in 1996-97, following the family’s purchase of the team. The new design, which was based on research of Caribbean buccaneer history, marked the first significant change to the team logo and uniform in franchise history. Upon its successful unveiling on April 9, 1997, the logo garnered rave reviews from such media outlets as USA Today, Fox Sports,

The New York Times and The Washington Post. Perhaps the ultimate testament to the effectiveness of the logo, which consists of a skull and crossed swords on a blood-red, wind-swept battle flag, is that it became – and remains – wildly popular among Buccaneers fans. Put simply, it exemplifies the brand of football played in Tampa Bay.

In addition to his business achievements, Glazer also has been involved in a number of vital football- related efforts directly related to the on-the-field success experienced by the Buccaneers, certainly including, but not limited to, the team’s first Super Bowl championship.

A native of Rochester, New York, the 47-year-old Glazer serves on the NFL’s Digital Media Committee, as appointed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and he makes regular community and charitable appearances on behalf of the Glazer Family Foundation, which in June 2011 was honored as Foundation of the Year at the inaugural Tampa Bay Sports Commission Sneaker Soiree. The Foundation donated $5 million toward the construction of a new children’s museum in downtown Tampa, which opened on September 25, 2010 and is named the Glazer Children’s Museum. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of the Glazer Children’s Museum, Glazer is also on the Board of Directors Advisory Council for Ronald McDonald House. In spring of 2011, he served as Chairman of the American Heart Association’s annual Heart Ball charity event.

Glazer also serves on the Board of Manchester United, which has captured five Premier League titles (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013), as well as the 2008 Champions League title, during the family’s ownership.

Glazer earned his bachelor’s degree in broadcast communications from American University in 1986, prior to completing his law degree from Whittier College School of Law in 1989.