Glenna Thornton Palazzo




Glenna Thornton Palazzo

BSPR '90  |  Dallas, TX


Glenna Palazzo, BSPR ‘90, is President and Owner of Black Cat Revenue, a strategic business consulting firm focused on increasing sales results and improving sales operational efficiencies. Her experience includes work in the legal services, accounting, customer experience and cyber security industries. A veteran executive, Glenna has held sales and operational leadership roles for large and diverse organizations including Harvard Business School Publishing, Korn Ferry, Wolters Kluwer and Epiq Legal Services before starting her own firm. 

Glenna is active in her community and church serving as the past president of the high school Booster club, National Charity League and Frisco Women's League. She is a mission trip volunteer and youth group leader. 

While at UF, Glenna was President of the Inter-Residence Hall Association, Chairman of the Reitz Union Board of Managers, a member of Preview, Kappa Delta, Florida Blue Key and inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame. Glenna earned her bachelor’s degree, with honors, and was named the UFAA Outstanding Leader for her graduating class. She also represented the Gainesville Rotary Club as an Ambassadorial Scholar for her post graduate education at the Manchester Business School in Manchester, England. 

Glenna, her husband Alan, and two daughters live in the Dallas metroplex and are avid Gator fans supporting all Gator athletics that come to the state of Texas. She is serving her second term on the UFAA Board of Directors; her current term expires on 6/30/2025.