The Philanthropy of George & Gladys Abell

Mark Palmer, Executive Director

Mark Palmer

Mark is the Executive Director of the Abell-Hanger Foundation. He has been with the foundation since 2011. He served as the Special Projects Manager until July of 2016 and during that time was responsible for the community collaboration that yielded Midland Shared Spaces.

Mark is a Texas Tech graduate with a B.A. in Psychology and a Teaching Certificate. Mark is married to Susan and resides in Midland. They have two sons, Preston and Samuel.

“Without a doubt I have the best job in Midland and get to work with the finest people.

I’m grateful to be a steward of the gifts given by George and Gladys Abell so many years ago.”