Spencer has previous experience as CEO of a medical device company, COO of a publishing company, and Business Development Director with a software company. He is a founder of Bonaventure Capital, and he served as Vice President of Finance for a Harbert Management Corporation portfolio company. Previous large company experience is with The Procter & Gamble Company in Cincinnati and with the former Price Waterhouse in Birmingham, AL. Spencer earned a B.S. with honors in Accounting at Birmingham-Southern College before earning an MBA at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Perhaps the most meaningful previous position is teaching “Failure and Creativity” class during the January term of his undergraduate alma mater.