Head of Institutional Investments
Spencer is responsible for the management of all institutional portfolios and is co-manager of the global thematic focused portfolio, Chevy Chase Trust’s institutional flagship. Spencer was previously Director of Research before assuming his current role.
Prior to joining Chevy Chase Trust, Spencer was Managing Director, Portfolio Manager and co-head of the Washington D.C. office of Fiduciary Trust Company International. Before that, Spencer was an investment professional at Morgan Stanley, Emerging Markets Management LLC, and Riggs Investment Management Corporation.
Spencer earned a Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management where he was selected by David Swensen to work as a Yale Endowment Fellow. A Fulbright Scholar, Spencer studied abroad at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences. He also earned a Master of Arts from The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs. Spencer earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude.
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