Abilene Industrial Foundation Corporate Partners

Nearly 300 corporate and community partners participate in funding private sector driven initiatives.

These organization share our priorities of boosting economic diversification and keeping the Abilene region attractive to entrepreneurs, business leaders and site selection professionals. We work closely with these partners to assure that you receive the information and contacts that you need as you evaluate Abilene, Texas, for your future endeavors.
Partners provide services including real estate brokerage and development, construction, engineering, accounting, insurance, legal services, power, staffing, and other important services.


Diane Graves Owen Foundation
Legett Foundation


Wes-Tex Drilling Co., LP/Greathouse Foundation
E. Janes Gravel Company

Enprotec / Hibbs & Todd, Inc. (eHT)

First Bank Texas

Big Country Title

Atmos Energy

Dani Ramsay


Centennial Title, LLC

Batts Communications, LP

Beckham, Rector & Eagle, LLP

Rentech Boiler Systems Inc.

AbiMar Foods, Inc.

Batjer and Associates

Jacob & Martin Engineering

Star Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM

Cisco College

Eide Bailly LLP

Lawrence Hall Abilene

Arrow Ford Mitsubishi

Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC)

Paul Johnson Realtors

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas


Marelyn Shedd

Milsoft Utility Solutions, Inc.

Our leadership

It has been an honor to join a group of dedicated community leaders who are actively working to grow and develop our business communities. Through training programs, entrepreneur resources, and business outreach initiatives, the AIF is creating a support network that will aid and grow our local businesses for years to come.

Elizabeth McVey

The Abilene Industrial Foundation, an affiliate of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce has played an active role in the economic development effort on behalf of Abilene.  Partnering with the Development Corporation of Abilene, to form the Develop Abilene Team, the AIF focuses on business retention, business expansion, workforce development, retail development and talent development.  The goal is to help create a very desirable environment where entrepreneurship not only starts, but also thrives, making Abilene a top of mind desired place to grow.

Gary Grubbs

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