Spencer co-founded FFL in 1997 and serves as Chairman. He was previously a Director of Eyemart Express, Strategic Investment Group, Korn/Ferry International, Milestone AV Technologies, BearingPoint, Inc., JonesTrading Institutional Services LLC, Transtar Holdings, Wilton Re Holdings Limited, AmericanWest Bank and Banner Corporation.
Spencer is a Director of The Clorox Company, Levi Strauss & Co, and Americans for Oxford, Inc. He is also a member of the Fellowship Campaign Executive Committee and the Rector’s Council for Lincoln College, Oxford. He was for 10 years an advisor to the Investment Committee of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and a Trustee of St. Andrew’s School, Delaware. Spencer previously spent 19 years with Morgan Stanley as an investment banker and manager. He was a member of the worldwide Investment Banking Operating Committee, Head of Investment Banking in Asia and Head of Corporate Finance for Europe. He earned an M. Phil. in Management Studies at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg with a B.A. (Hons) in Economics.