Organizing Director

LGBTQ Credit Union Coalition

Spencer is a May 2018 graduate of Berkeley Law, where his studies emphasized consumer financial protection, prudential regulation, lending discrimination, and civil rights. In 2017, Spencer interned at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Fair Lending, and at Consumer’s Union. Before law school, Spencer worked in various non-profit roles in the San Francisco Bay Area. Spencer worked as a counselor offering financial and credit education to clients experiencing financial or credit distress as a Housing & Credit Counselor. They were the first campaign coordinator and outreach strategist for the K12 ed-tech nonprofit EducationSuperHighway. There, they organized a nationwide campaign produced research and reporting which sized the gap for, increased awareness of the need for funding for, high-speed K-12 internet, which was employed to successfully lobby for the creation of White House’s ConnectEd program and an increase in federal funding through FCC’s E-Rate program.