Mary Hope Garmon

Mary Hope Garmon

Project Director


Mary Hope Garmon, a native of Marietta, Georgia, graduated from Birmingham-Southern College with degrees in Business Administration and Dance. Inducted into Sigma Beta Delta and Omicron Delta Kappa, Mary Hope also served as the Vice President of Membership Recruitment for Alpha Omicron Pi.

Mary Hope began working for the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama in May 2014. Nowadays, she coordinates Alabama Launchpad’s SBIR/STTR Support Program, Startup Competition, and the Alabama Innovation Awards. Mary Hope is glad to be a part of an organization that supports entrepreneurship and economic development efforts that move the state forward.

Mary Hope enjoys spending her time with family and friends, running, and dining at Birmingham's newest restaurants. Currently, Mary Hope is a member of the Birmingham Venture Club, Economic Development Association of Alabama, and serves as the Philanthropy Advisor for Alpha Omicron Pi’s Tau Delta Chapter.