Dr. David and Genie Hammel Endowment
Dr. David Hammel received his Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree and Ph.D from the University of Arizona. He served in the US Air Force for 4 years before starting a 40 year career in management and engineering at three different Fortune 500 companies, the last one being Conoco Phillips to which he retired in 2002. In addition to his career, Dr. Hammel was a Foundation Board of Director’s member from 2010 until 2013. He was also involved with the City of Parker for 16 years serving as Mayor, city council and chairman of Planning & Zoning as well as the Collin County Planning board, bond committee and Rotary club.
Genie Hammel was originally from Montgomery Alabama and studied at Texas Woman’s University. She and David have been married since 1964. Genie has worked as a storyteller for many years.