Jackie Abbott


Jackie Abbott

Member Representative, PQMD

Resource Development Manager, Corporate Relations, Mercy Ships

Jackie originates from Texas and has had a passion for Africa and serving others since childhood. She is honored to work with an organization that meets the needs of those with little or no access to health care.   She joined Mercy Ships in 2006 at the International Support Center based in Texas, USA, and managed the Procurement team for more than 9 years.

 

Jackie moved into the role of Resource Development Manager, Corporate Relations in July 2015 with a specific focus to develop mutually beneficial partnerships with Mercy Ships current corporate partners while engaging new partners.  The Corporate Relations team is tasked with sourcing all items to equip the new hospital ship currently under construction in China.

 

Jackie has gained extensive experience and knowledge in the fields of International Procurement, Logistics, and Corporate Development, and focuses her time engaging multinational corporations to help them achieve their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) goals.

Jackie has been married to her husband Jim for 40 years, and they currently reside in East Texas, USA.  She has one son, Jarod, married to Emily, and two grandchildren, Layla and Luke.   Jackie enjoys spending time with her family, music, travel, nature, photography, and crafts.