President & CEO, Surface Solutions LabsMargaret Palmer is the owner of Surface Solutions Laboratories (Carlisle, Mass.), a water-based coatings and adhesive technologies company servicing the medical device industry.
Palmer has held a number of leadership roles in the medical device industry, including section head of research and development specialties and section head for coatings and special technologies at CR Bard. She has also been a coatings consultant and a production supervisor for extended-wear contact lenses and AMO del Caribe in Puerto Rico.
Palmer received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in polymer chemistry from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.