National Organization on Disability
Carol Glazer joined the National Organization on Disability (NOD) in July 2006 as the Executive Director of its National EmployAbility Partnership. She became NOD’s President in October, 2008. Under her leadership, NOD has developed important new relationships with the US Army, leading employers, national and local foundations, allied disability organizations and scores of new corporate donors to NOD’s programs. For seven years prior to joining NOD, Ms. Glazer was a program development and management consultant to foundations, universities, and nonprofit organizations working to improve conditions in inner-city communities. From 1996 to 1999, Ms. Glazer was the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation. Preceding that, she spent 11 years at the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the nation’s largest community development finance organization. Ending her tenure at LISC as Senior Vice President for National Programs, Ms. Glazer served on a five-member senior management team that grew the organization from a staff of forty with $10 million in assets to a $3 billion, 500 staff bank with 36 field offices. Earlier in her career Ms Glazer owned and operated a restaurant in the state of Oregon. Ms. Glazer holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. She has two children, one of whom was born with hydrocephalus and has physical and cognitive disabilities.