W. Carl Glaw, Jr.




W. Carl Glaw, Jr., CPA. founded GLO CPAs in 1981. Over the years, he has been instrumental in growing the capabilities of this Houston-based firm to the level of diversity and success it enjoys today. Mr. Glaw is currently Managing Partner.

A fourth generation Houstonian, Mr. Glaw actively participated in a family-owned oil and gas business during his teen years and early twenties. Carl is a 1977 graduate of the University of Houston’s College of Business and continues to support many of the University’s programs.  He was named Distinguished Alumnus of the Year in 2003, and has served as on many advisory boards for the university including the Departments of Petroleum Engineering, Accounting and Taxation department and the Bauer College of Business Dean’s Advisory Board Executive Committee. Carl also served as the chair of the Advisory Board for the creation of Houston Baptist University’s College of Engineering, now the College of Science and Engineering.  

In 2019, Mr. Glaw chaired the advisory board of Beta Academy, a tuition-free charter school whose mission is to establish world-class schools through a culture of “joyful rigor” and develop scholars and leaders who can contribute on a community, national, and international level.

Carl served as an Advisory Director of Partners Bank of Texas (now Comerica) and was a founder of E-stamp (now Stamp.com) which was the fifth licensee in the history of the U.S. Postage Service and first to provide personal computer issued postage.  Tirelessly committed to his community, he is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Business Hall of Fame, a non-profit organization whose mission it is to provide scholarships for students in 22 Texas colleges. 

Carl became a Stephen Minster in May 2015. Stephen Minsters use their training through spiritual means to help with life’s transitions.  Carl has been married to his high school sweetheart, Linda, since 1979.  They have 2 grown children.