Edmund Glabus

Chief Operating Officer

Ed Glabus brings to the National Endowment for Democracy deep experience in operations and organizational development gained over a career that includes work within the public and private sector.  He has a long history of supporting foundations, charities, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) focused on capacity-building and sustainability.  Glabus is a veteran whose more than 20-year Army, National Guard, and Army Reserve career included a variety of command and staff tours in the U.S. and overseas.  Prior to joining the Endowment, Glabus served as the executive director for The Veterans Consortium, a nonpartisan, congressionally-funded, independent 501(c)(3) organization operating worldwide that provides veterans and their loved ones free legal representation.

Between 2002 and 2015, Glabus held a number of positions for ManTech International Corporation, including executive vice president, corporate chief administrative officer, corporate chief strategy officer, general manager, and subsidiary company chief operating officer; he led teams of over 1,000 employees delivering mission solutions and services to federal, state, and local governments. Glabus joined ManTech in 2002 when it acquired Aegis Research Corporation.  From 1992 to 2002, Glabus served as a core member of the management team that grew Aegis Research from 50 people when hired to over 500 people when acquired by ManTech.

Glabus has served on the Board of Directors of NeXolve Corporation, as well as non-profit organizations Per Scholas, SightsUnseen, and he is a member of the President’s Council of Catholic Charities of DC.  Glabus earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and has completed the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business miniMBA graduate certificate program, and Georgetown University’s graduate Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management program through the McCourt School of Public Policy.  He passed the NASD Series 65 Uniform Investment Advisor Law Examination and has attended executive education in residence at Harvard Business School.