AUSTIN — Online, nonprofit university WGU Texas has hired Michael Glazebrook to lead the community relations team and statewide strategic partnerships.
“Michael’s extensive experience with higher education, the military and veteran service organizations fits our needs to promote the value of WGU Texas’ educational programs and benefits,” said Dr. Steven Johnson, chancellor of WGU Texas. “He has a track record of successfully leading and coaching large teams and developing long-term partnerships and strategies for new business development.”
Glazebrook will lead the community relations team to develop and grow partnerships with businesses, community colleges and nonprofits, allowing WGU Texas to reach and serve more working adults across the state.
Prior to joining WGU Texas, Glazebrook was the central region manager for military and veteran affairs at the University of Phoenix and was responsible for business development, strategic accounts and operations management. He served as adviser of university policies and procedures for student experience and led training to promote continuing education for working adults. Previously, Glazebrook served in the U.S. Marine Corps, with the rank of sergeant.
Glazebrook earned a B.A. degree in Marketing and B.A. in Business Administration from St. Leo University in Florida, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Phoenix, and a Master of Management in Human Resources Management from the University of Phoenix.
He was a founding member of the Veteran Employee Resource Group (VERG) at the University of Phoenix. He volunteers as a crew leader for the Mormon Helping Hands community outreach program and is a Scout Leader for the Boy Scouts of America.