Abby Mayer is the Director of Individual and Major Gifts at the Commit Partnership and is currently pursuing her MBA at Southern Methodist University. For the past 15 years, Abby has worked in education and nonprofit industries; first as a middle school and high school English teacher, then as member of Dallas ISD’s Human Capital Management Department, and now as part of the philanthropy team at Commit, she is dedicated to ensuring that all children receive a quality education. Abby is originally from San Angelo, TX where she attended Angelo State University and earned her B.A. in English and Education. Her passion and advocacy for public education extends far beyond her career. She served as PTA President during the 2016-17 school year at Kramer Elementary School where her daughter will start second grade in the fall, founded the Kramer Elementary Preschool Association to recruit and educate prospective families about neighborhood school options, and is a board member of the Hillcrest Forest Neighborhood Association where she serves as the liaison between her neighborhood and the surrounding public schools.