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Joel Glazer
Co-Chairman

The fast-paced and ultra-competitive environment that characterizes the National Football League is a perfect match for Joel Glazer’s business acumen. These attributes have proven integral to the Buccaneers’ transformation into one of the most successful franchises in the league.

Now in his 19th season with the Buccaneers, Co-Chairman Joel Glazer, along with his brothers Bryan and Edward, oversees the day-to-day operations of the franchise, ensuring the club achieves and maintains the highest levels of success in all aspects.

The family’s leadership and dedication to the team is evidenced by the Buccaneers’ seven playoff berths and first-ever Super Bowl Championship – all of which have come under Glazer ownership. That unprecedented level of success paints a stark contrast to the meager .300 winning percentage posted by the team prior to its purchase by the Glazer family.

As Co-Chairman, Glazer’s keen insight and tireless dedication continue to enhance the reputation of the Buccaneers. Glazer has passionately spearheaded a number of vital efforts throughout the years that have not only helped shape the club into a contender, but a model NFL franchise as well.

Glazer had a single vision, shared by all members of the Glazer family when they acquired the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1995: build a franchise from the ground up, one that would become one of the most respected and successful franchises in the NFL. That vision was realized when 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 their first-ever NFC South title in 2002, then the fourth division crown in team history. Tampa Bay also took the NFC South title in 2005 and 2007.

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 2013, the team showed growth and great potential, ending 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, promising a “world-class facility,” led the design for the current cornerstone of the club, its 136,320 square-foot state-of-the-art team headquarters which opened to rave reviews in August 2006. Located mere blocks from Raymond James Stadium, One Buccaneer Place is one of the finest training facilities in the National Football League. The signature of the site is its breathtaking entrance, which features the world’s largest football, towering nearly five stories tall.

After successfully negotiating an agreement to acquire the Buccaneers in 1995, Glazer began the day- to-day duties of overseeing all aspects of the organization. Since Glazer assumed his current role with the club, the Buccaneers have recorded 142 regular-season wins and five playoff wins, one of the most successful stretches in club annals. 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.

Following the purchase of the team in 1995, Glazer directed his attention on vital elements of building a successful franchise, namely the front office and stadium. After completely reorganizing the front office and recruiting talented people from a variety of backgrounds, Joel worked tirelessly alongside Bryan to build a community consensus for local approval of what would become Raymond James Stadium. Glazer and his brother set out to design a stadium deemed worthy of a first-class organization, thereby creating a winning environment and revolutionizing fan experience and comfort. They visited

approximately 25 different stadiums, drew from their experiences as fans, and ultimately shaped every detail of RJS.

A massive undertaking, the stadium opened on time and budget, earning nods as the “Crown Jewel of the NFL.” Raymond James Stadium featured amenities never seen before in modern stadiums upon its opening, and continues to provide an exciting, innovative gameday experience to this day. The true signature of Raymond James Stadium is Buccaneer Cove, featuring the 103-foot replica pirate ship.

After helping bring a new training facility and stadium to the Buccaneers, the stage was set to put a final stamp on the rebirth of the franchise: a new look. Glazer, along with his brother, Bryan, worked closely with NFL Properties to create a dynamic look that would illustrate the attitude and class of the franchise. The result was a complete logo and uniform redesign and Buccaneers merchandise sales immediately soared throughout the country, vaulting them into the top echelon of NFL sales almost immediately. On the field, the new look helped create the attitude of a winner.

Throughout the construction of RJS, Glazer created the sales and marketing efforts that led to record season ticket club seat, luxury suite and group sales. In addition to helping create the club’s prestigious corporate Pewter Partners sponsorship program, Glazer’s other duties include overseeing the organization’s annual budgets and establishing the club’s strategic planning in marketing, community relations, public relations, ticketing and luxury suite relations.

Glazer represents the team at all NFL Owners Meetings, addressing the media with a “state of the franchise” address. He played an integral role at the 2005 Spring Meetings to help Tampa Bay land the 2009 Super Bowl. The Bay area won the bid for Super Bowl XLIII, marking the fourth Super Bowl for Tampa Bay.

Glazer has been very active in the Tampa Bay community through the Glazer Family Foundation, which is dedicated to helping children in the Bay area through charity initiatives. The Foundation donated $5 million toward the construction of a new children’s museum, the Glazer Children’s Museum, in downtown Tampa, which opened September 25, 2010, and was recently named one of the Top Ten Family Museums in the country by Women’s Day Magazine. For its wide-reaching charitable efforts, The Tampa Bay Sports Commission named the Glazer Family Foundation the Foundation of the Year at the inaugural Sneaker Soiree held in June 2011. In addition to his community efforts, Glazer has been an active member of the Super Bowl Task Force, Tampa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Outback Bowl Advisory Committee. Glazer currently sits on the NFL International, NFL Finance and NFL Stadium committees.

In May 2009, the Glazer family was honored with the prestigious Gonzmart Family Ambassador of the Year Award, as part of the 26th annual National Tourism Week, presented by Tampa Bay & Company. The Ambassador award was presented to the Glazer family in recognition of their efforts to help the tourism industry in the Bay area, as well as their impact on the community overall. One very prominent example of the Glazer family’s impact in Tampa Bay was the hosting of Super Bowl XLIII at Raymond James Stadium on February 1, 2009.

Glazer also serves as Co-Chairman of Manchester United, which has captured five Premier League titles (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013) as well as the 2008 Champions League title. He was recently named as one of the Top 10 most influential Americans in the United Kingdom by the Telegraph.

Glazer earned his bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from American University in 1989. The Rochester, New York native is married to Angela, and has two children.

The fast-paced and ultra-competitive environment that characterizes the National Football League is a perfect match for Joel Glazer’s business acumen. These attributes have proven integral to the Buccaneers’ transformation into one of the most successful franchises in the league.

Now in his 19th season with the Buccaneers, Co-Chairman Joel Glazer, along with his brothers Bryan and Edward, oversees the day-to-day operations of the franchise, ensuring the club achieves and maintains the highest levels of success in all aspects.

The family’s leadership and dedication to the team is evidenced by the Buccaneers’ seven playoff berths and first-ever Super Bowl Championship – all of which have come under Glazer ownership. That unprecedented level of success paints a stark contrast to the meager .300 winning percentage posted by the team prior to its purchase by the Glazer family.

As Co-Chairman, Glazer’s keen insight and tireless dedication continue to enhance the reputation of the Buccaneers. Glazer has passionately spearheaded a number of vital efforts throughout the years that have not only helped shape the club into a contender, but a model NFL franchise as well.

Glazer had a single vision, shared by all members of the Glazer family when they acquired the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1995: build a franchise from the ground up, one that would become one of the most respected and successful franchises in the NFL. That vision was realized when 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 their first-ever NFC South title in 2002, then the fourth division crown in team history. Tampa Bay also took the NFC South title in 2005 and 2007.

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 2013, the team showed growth and great potential, ending 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, promising a “world-class facility,” led the design for the current cornerstone of the club, its 136,320 square-foot state-of-the-art team headquarters which opened to rave reviews in August 2006. Located mere blocks from Raymond James Stadium, One Buccaneer Place is one of the finest training facilities in the National Football League. The signature of the site is its breathtaking entrance, which features the world’s largest football, towering nearly five stories tall.

After successfully negotiating an agreement to acquire the Buccaneers in 1995, Glazer began the day- to-day duties of overseeing all aspects of the organization. Since Glazer assumed his current role with the club, the Buccaneers have recorded 142 regular-season wins and five playoff wins, one of the most successful stretches in club annals. 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.

Following the purchase of the team in 1995, Glazer directed his attention on vital elements of building a successful franchise, namely the front office and stadium. After completely reorganizing the front office and recruiting talented people from a variety of backgrounds, Joel worked tirelessly alongside Bryan to build a community consensus for local approval of what would become Raymond James Stadium. Glazer and his brother set out to design a stadium deemed worthy of a first-class organization, thereby creating a winning environment and revolutionizing fan experience and comfort. They visited

approximately 25 different stadiums, drew from their experiences as fans, and ultimately shaped every detail of RJS.

A massive undertaking, the stadium opened on time and budget, earning nods as the “Crown Jewel of the NFL.” Raymond James Stadium featured amenities never seen before in modern stadiums upon its opening, and continues to provide an exciting, innovative gameday experience to this day. The true signature of Raymond James Stadium is Buccaneer Cove, featuring the 103-foot replica pirate ship.

After helping bring a new training facility and stadium to the Buccaneers, the stage was set to put a final stamp on the rebirth of the franchise: a new look. Glazer, along with his brother, Bryan, worked closely with NFL Properties to create a dynamic look that would illustrate the attitude and class of the franchise. The result was a complete logo and uniform redesign and Buccaneers merchandise sales immediately soared throughout the country, vaulting them into the top echelon of NFL sales almost immediately. On the field, the new look helped create the attitude of a winner.

Throughout the construction of RJS, Glazer created the sales and marketing efforts that led to record season ticket club seat, luxury suite and group sales. In addition to helping create the club’s prestigious corporate Pewter Partners sponsorship program, Glazer’s other duties include overseeing the organization’s annual budgets and establishing the club’s strategic planning in marketing, community relations, public relations, ticketing and luxury suite relations.

Glazer represents the team at all NFL Owners Meetings, addressing the media with a “state of the franchise” address. He played an integral role at the 2005 Spring Meetings to help Tampa Bay land the 2009 Super Bowl. The Bay area won the bid for Super Bowl XLIII, marking the fourth Super Bowl for Tampa Bay.

Glazer has been very active in the Tampa Bay community through the Glazer Family Foundation, which is dedicated to helping children in the Bay area through charity initiatives. The Foundation donated $5 million toward the construction of a new children’s museum, the Glazer Children’s Museum, in downtown Tampa, which opened September 25, 2010, and was recently named one of the Top Ten Family Museums in the country by Women’s Day Magazine. For its wide-reaching charitable efforts, The Tampa Bay Sports Commission named the Glazer Family Foundation the Foundation of the Year at the inaugural Sneaker Soiree held in June 2011. In addition to his community efforts, Glazer has been an active member of the Super Bowl Task Force, Tampa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Outback Bowl Advisory Committee. Glazer currently sits on the NFL International, NFL Finance and NFL Stadium committees.

In May 2009, the Glazer family was honored with the prestigious Gonzmart Family Ambassador of the Year Award, as part of the 26th annual National Tourism Week, presented by Tampa Bay & Company. The Ambassador award was presented to the Glazer family in recognition of their efforts to help the tourism industry in the Bay area, as well as their impact on the community overall. One very prominent example of the Glazer family’s impact in Tampa Bay was the hosting of Super Bowl XLIII at Raymond James Stadium on February 1, 2009.

Glazer also serves as Co-Chairman of Manchester United, which has captured five Premier League titles (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013) as well as the 2008 Champions League title. He was recently named as one of the Top 10 most influential Americans in the United Kingdom by the Telegraph.

Glazer earned his bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from American University in 1989. The Rochester, New York native is married to Angela, and has two children.