Marc Palmer

The Birmingham Promise
Birmingham, AL

MARC PALMER is a marketing and operations strategist with more than 15 years of marketing, business development, strategic planning, and operations experience in Fortune 100 companies. He has led acquisition, joint venture, and business development teams in Russia, China, and India. Additionally, he started and managed his own franchise company, building the brand and organization from the ground up. Marc earned a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He is currently pursuing an M.S. in divinity from the Moody Theological Seminary at the Moody Bible Institute.



Birmingham recently launched The Birmingham Promise, a nonprofit with a goal of enabling every graduate of Birmingham City Schools to advance to post-secondary institutions. To help the nonprofit execute on its ambitious goals for years to come, Birmingham is partnering with FUSE Executive Fellow Marc Palmer to accelerate the development of the organization’s operating infrastructure.