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News Release, Washington Redskins

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have named Carlyle Neyazi as the team’s Executive Director of the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation.

“We are confident Carlyle will do an outstanding job as the Executive Director,” said Bruce Allen, President. “She has been with the Washington Redskins for nine years and understands our commitment to the community and tradition of helping others.”

Neyazi is entering her ninth year with the Washington Redskins. In her previous role as the Senior Director of Development and Special Events for the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, Neyazi was responsible for fundraising and marketing of the team’s philanthropic efforts in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. She worked to create and activate a comprehensive resource development strategy to include corporate sponsorship, individual giving, and numerous special events and initiatives, enabling the Foundation to be more effective in its mission to level the playing field for children who need it most.

“I am honored and excited to embark on my new role,” said Carlyle Neyazi, Executive Director of the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation. “I look forward to building upon the outstanding work we have done, continuing to deeply impact children in our community through our youth programs and being a part of the effort to take the Foundation to new heights.”

Neyazi graduated from American University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Communications and Marketing and later pursued a Master of Professional Studies: Sports Marketing and Communication from Georgetown University. Carlyle and her husband, Samir, reside in Washington, DC.

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