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Charles L. Glazer
Charles L. Glazer was sworn in as Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of El Salvador on January 16, 2007.Prior to his ambassadorial appointment, Charles L. Glazer was President and Chief Executive Officer of C. L. Glazer & Company, Inc., an institutional brokerage and investment banking firm in Greenwich, Connecticut, founded in 1981. Before establishing C. L. Glazer & Company, Inc., Mr. Glazer was a Senior Vice President and Director of Jefferies & Company, an institutional brokerage firm in New York City, and served as Senior Vice President of Blyth Eastman Dillion & Co., Inc., an investment bank and institutional brokerage firm located in New York City. Mr. Glazer served as an officer in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1967 and was attached to the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion while stationed in Seoul, Korea. Mr. Glazer received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Virginia and is a former member of the University's Board of Visitors, where he served on the Executive Committee and chaired the Audit and Compliance Committee. Mr. Glazer also served on the Board of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company. President George W. Bush appointed Mr. Glazer as a public member of the Board of Trustees of The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2004. Mr. Glazer served on the Board of Directors of the National Organization of Investment Professionals, in addition to serving on the board of directors of many civic and charitable organizations, including the Teen Center of Greenwich, Connecticut, of which he was the founding chairman.